gentle reader. Welcome to The Tremolo,
web site dedicated to the theory and practice of the tremolo harmonica.
I hope you
The joys of tremolo:
what a tremolo is, and why I came to prefer tremolo when
in this vicinity, the middle of the continental U.S.A.,
tremolo and players thereof are quite rare.
Which and Where
harmonicas you might want to obtain, summaries of why
you might want particular ones, and where to obtain
Reviews of several
Clarification of a
number of terms used for tremolo and harmonication in
Learning to Play
A basic primer for
the tremolo harmonica.
Microphones and Amplification
Kinds of microphones, and effective
ways to record and/or amplify in pleasing fashion.
Some example recordings.
Lists & Links
Email lists and
other WWW sites vis a vis the tremolo
A contributor has
given us a primer on chromatic mode, in which two
instruments are used at once to cover all notes in all
The Forum at The Tremolo
A very good friend inspired, and so here we are.
Come join us!
This site contains material mostly
written by myself, plus substantial input from persons of
extraordinary firsthand knowledge and experience, and links
to writings of the latter. I have nowhere near enough
experience to write comprehensively: if you have
material to contribute, emphatically including corrections
and disagreements with anything here, please email it and
I'll post it, as long as it is
Jonathan E. Brickman
For more info concerning myself, try here.