Jawharper blog

Jew's harp history.

Jew's harp history.

Jew’s harp is one of the most ancient musical instruments. Jew’s harp in its different modifications can be found in many ancient cultures around the world, and is known by many different names (khomus, vargan. dan moi, jaw harp, jew's harp, mouth harp, etc).

15 most often mistakes when playing the jaw harp. (Part 1)

15 most often mistakes when playing the jaw harp. (Part 1)

Most common mistakes and how to fix them

15 most often mistakes when playing the jaw harp. (Part 2)

15 most often mistakes when playing the jaw harp. (Part 2)

Most common mistakes and how to fix them part 2

5 core levels of playing a jaw harp

5 core levels of playing a jaw harp

Beat, lips, tongue, throat and breath- five levels that one needs to master in order to master a jaw harp.

Jaw harp as a practice of returning your inner self.

Jaw harp as a practice of returning your inner self.

The flower begins to bloom.

Jaw harp as a practice of returning your inner self.
Jaw harp as a psychotherapy "Scream out"

Jaw harp as a psychotherapy "Scream out"

There are several stages in one’s journey with a jaw harp and one of the most dramatic yet nearly inevitable is “To scream out”.



One of the basic techniques: Rhytm as a mantra

One of the basic techniques: Rhytm as a mantra

One very simple technique that can get you going in practise of playing a jaw harp. 

TO MOVE OR NOT TO MOVE THAT’S THE QUESTION?

TO MOVE OR NOT TO MOVE THAT’S THE QUESTION?

I am often asked the question: is it ok  to move or dance while playing? 

WHAT DOES THE JAW HARP SOUND BEGIN WITH?

WHAT DOES THE JAW HARP SOUND BEGIN WITH?

The importance of correct strike. 

5 stages of a jaw harp player

5 stages of a jaw harp player

Few observations of how relationship between a person and a jaw harp go.

Altai jaw harps.

Altai jaw harps.

Altai jaw harp - a cheap but high quality way to get in touch with jaw harp culture.



Living nature from the time immemorial

Living nature from the time immemorial

Jew's harp music - it's a totally unique living entity,
Jew's harp as a way to improve quality of life

Jew's harp as a way to improve quality of life

Jew's harp and life improvement
Jew's harp impact on human

Jew's harp impact on human

Jew's harp and human body