Mark Hummel’s Harmonica Party

All Things Blues


By Mark Hummel's Harmonica Party

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Special Guests Gary Smith & Aki Kumar

December 28, 2021

<p>Mark sits down with old friends Gary Smith and Aki Kumar and talks more about their careers, influences, and playing on Mark’s Harmonica Blowouts.</p> <p><a href="https://markhummel.com">Mark Hummel’s Website</a> https://markhummel.com</p> <p><a href="https://www.patreon.com/markhummel">Patreon</a></p> <p>Produced by <a href="https://www.accidentalproductions.net">Accidental Productions</a></p> <p>Please check out our sponsors and affiliates.</p> <p><a href="https://www.seydel1847.de">Seydel Harmonicas</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.electrofi.com">Electro Fi Records</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.westcoastblues.com">Mountain Top Productions &amp; Records</a></p>

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Special Guest Barbara Dane

December 24, 2021

<p>Mark sits down with legendary, folk, jazz and blues vocalist Barbara Dane for a conversation about music, activism and her influence on popular music.  Barbara has performed with everyone from Louis Armstrong to Pete Seeger to Lightening Hopkins and Muddy Waters to Bob Dylan and Joan Baez. Barbara talks about being pulled from a Louis Armstrong European Tour by the FBI and playing with Hugh Hefner on Playboy After Dark.</p> <p>Mark Hummel’s Website <a href="http://www.markhummel.com">www.markhummel.com </a></p> <p>Patreon <a href="https://www.patreon.com/markhummel">https://www.patreon.com/markhummel </a></p> <p>Produced by Accidental Productions <a href="http://www.accidentalproductions.net">www.accidentalproductions.net </a></p> <p>Please check out our sponsors</p> <p>Seydel Harmonicas <a href="https://www.seydel1847.de">https://www.seydel1847.de </a></p> <p>Electro Fi Records <a href="http://www.electrofi.com">http://www.electrofi.com </a></p> <p>Mountain Top Productions &amp; Records <a href="https://www.westcoastblues.com">https://www.westcoastblues.com</a></p>

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East Bay Blues Vaults: The musicians, clubs and characters.

November 17, 2021

<p>Mark tells his story of arriving in Northern California and his journey into the San Francisco Bay Area Blues scene. Mark talks about the musicians, clubs and colorful characters that populated the area and how a young harmonica player from Southern California was able to enter and thrive in this vibrant scene. Mark’s new CD is culled from his extensive collection of recordings from 1976-1988. With contributions from Brownie McGhee, Sonny Rhodes, Boogie Jake, JJ Malone, Cool Papa, Mississippi Johnny Waters and many more.</p> <p>Now Available from <a href="https://markhummel.com">Mark Hummel</a>  &amp; <a>Electro-Fi Records</a></p> <p>Please SUBSCRIBE on <a href="https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWn89o4gUADSxuZbcH8XWJw">Youtube</a> and on your favorite podcast platform.</p> <p>Join us on <a href="https://www.patreon.com/markhummel">Patreon</a></p>

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Special Guest Junior Watson Pt 2

October 18, 2021

Part 2 of Mark's discussion with West Coast blues guitarist Junior Watson. Junior discusses his influences and his time in and touring with The Mighty Flyers, Canned Heat and many others.  Junior has

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Special Guest Junior Watson Pt 1

October 02, 2021

Mark sits down for a discussion with West Coast blues guitarist Junior Watson. Junior was a founding member of the blues band The Mighty Flyers and performed with the band for a decade. Junior joined

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Mark Hummel Live: The Ron Thompson Memorial Concert

September 08, 2021

Mark Hummel performs at the Ron Thompson Memorial Concert July 31, 2021. As a longtime friend of Ron's, Mark organized and performed at this ALL-STAR tribute to legendary blues performer Ron Thompson.

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Special Guest Wes Starr Pt 2

September 06, 2021

In part 2 of Mark's discussion with legendary drummer Wes Starr, they talk about Bob Dylan, Jimmy Buffet, The Flatlanders, reuniting with Omar and The Howlers and recording with Anson Funderburgh and

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Steve Freund Performs at Ron Thompson Memorial Concert

September 06, 2021

Steve Freund performs at the Ron Thompson Memorial Concert July 31, 2021. As a longtime friend of Ron's, Steve performed at this ALL-STAR tribute to legendary blues performer Ron Thompson. Please SUBS

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Special Guest: Wes Starr Pt 1

September 06, 2021

In this episode of Mark Hummel’s Harmonica Party, Mark sits down with legendary drummer Wes Starr to talk about his career that started in Rome, Georgia and has taken him worldwide. Wes' resume includ

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Special Guest Steve Freund Pt. 2

July 27, 2021

Mark sits down for Part 2 of his talk with with blues guitar legend Steve Freund. Steve talks about moving to California and working with Paul Butterfield, Boz Scaggs, James Cotton among others and pr

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Special Guest: Steve Freund Pt 1

July 13, 2021

Mark sits down with blues guitar legend Steve Freund to talk about his career and blues history. Steve began his career in Chicago with Hubert Sumlin, Lee Jackson, Homesick James, Louis Myers, and man

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Road Dogs

June 16, 2021

Mark talks about life on the road for blues musicians, and his book Big Road Blues: 12 Bars on I-80 and plays music from his new CD The Wayback Machine with Deep Basement Shakers - Contact Mark and check out his website -

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Remembering James Harman

May 30, 2021

Mark talks about the roots of blues and his friend James Harman. - James Gary Harman (June 8, 1946 – May 23, 2021) was an American blues harmonica player, singer, and songwriter. The music journalist Tony Russell described Harman as an "amusing songwr...

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