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David Kachalon




773 318 1264


Chicago Illinois

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David runs the continuing education harmonica program at the College of Dupage, the CE harp program at Harper college, and teaches at the online music school He has taught hundreds of players of all ages to successfully play music and have fun on the harmonica and focuses on the Filisko Tongue Block Method for the building of a solid foundation of technique. He is fully authorized to use all Filisko teaching materials and study pieces. Take your playing to the next level.

Areas of Focus

Old Time, Country Blues, Pre War Blues, Chicago Blues, and artist specific study songs is my specialty. I will help you add the layers of sound that make for really good harmonica. The blues breath control, blues horsepower, advanced tongue blocking techniques, tonal control and improvisation, and learning songs are all vital to being a well rounded player and is something I focus heavily on.

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Additional Information

David does workshops around the country, teaches at Spah, and helps as a Spah Co-Seminar Coordinator. David starting out playing in bands during high school, And played in the Spanish Blues Band Azul De Noche, the multi tournament winning Jug band Strictly Jug Nuts, the Muscovy Ducks Cajun Harmonica Enable and the Three Kings Harp trio. He also has an acoustic duo project called Hal and Dave, but mainly spends his time fronting The Frozen Ground Blues Band.