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E.J. Gold recommends to use a harmonica as your first instrument. There are several good reasons for it.
Should you get a cheap one? Well, the consensus and recommendation was, no. If you only have enough money for one, get a Hohner diatonic C harmonica, special 20.
Important safety tips:
The pictures below are not intended as a full tutorial, but I did find them very useful to get started.
Here is a picture of a diatonic C harmonica.
This here is a chromatic harmonica.
You can both breathe in and get a sound...
...as well as breathe out and get a sound. In fact, you need to do both.
EJ sounding out the key, and here he is looking at the list of keys compatible with a particular track.
Playing and giving space...
Giving time....and playing.
You need to feel the rhythm and listen to the other players.
"You will need to cultivate a sense of timing and what is appropriate in the space".
Now, isn't that true ....
And how do you get to Carnegie Hall?