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Featured at the 2011 GSHC Festival is this dynamic American trio with the great Chris Bauer on lead joining the HarpBeats, harmonica wizard, Phil Caltabellotta on chord and the one and only George Miklas on bass playing "Lady of Spain". This was especially meaningful to the harmonica world, as Phil paid tribute to Chris' dad, the late, great Bob Bauer with his wonderful chord rendition.

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Click Here For More Info: Our first and third Monday GSHC meetings, that include playing and some refreshments welcome you to check us out!

Blues video from the Annual Picnic 2014

The Garden State Harmonica Club Ensemble and player/members play "Lady in Spain".
From left to right: Ralph Viola on chromatic, with incredible harmony; Richie Miller on Harmonetta, quite unique;
songbird Frank Grova on chromatic and the versatile Bill Farbstein on bass. What's wrong with this picture?
Nothing...except that Ralph holds his harp backwards!
This was one, wonder-filled evening in Glen Rock, NJ, on November 4th, 2013.

The Garden State Harmonica Club members play "Misty"

Article in the South Bergenite about the GSHC!


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Since 1971 our reason for existing has been for the Elevation and Advancement of the Harmonica.

Our members practice what we preach: we play, we listen, we love the music.

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