Harmonica Store is owned and run by Dave Gage who is also behind: HarmonicaLessons.com, LearnHarmonica.com, Harmonica4kids.com, and other harmonica websites. Dave has made his living playing and teaching diatonic and chromatic harmonica for over 35 years. He started building harmonica websites back in 1997. Harmonica Store was established in 2002.
- Harmonica Store Mission Statement: The goal of HarmonicaStore.com is to save you time and money by recommending quality products simply don't list poor quality and redundant products. We sell and ship harmonicas and most products direct and as quickly as possible.
- Dave Gage- Dave has made his living playing and teaching diatonic and chromatic harmonica in the Los Angeles area for over 35 years. During this time, he has logged over 10,000 hours of private and group instruction. He is the chief author, programmer, photographer, and designer at HarmonicaLessons.com. He constructed it in 1999 as an off-shoot of the ever growing popularity of the instruction and information found on his homesite, DaveGage.com.
In the recording studios, he has done numerous session jobs including all the harmonica on the mid '80s ABC network TV show "Davis Rules". He has also written, produced, and played the music for various radio and TV commercials. He has played or recorded with artists such as Andy Summer (Police), Mark Mothersbaugh and Bob Casale (Devo), Rick Springfield, Bill Ward (Black Sabbath), Jack Bruce, Lee Oskar and others. He also was one of the songwriters and lyricists for the Disney Channel show "Adventures in Wonderland." He has worked with the Hohner and Lee Oskar Harmonica Companies over the years as a pro endorsee and new product consultant. And he has written articles about the harmonica or aspects of its playing for Guitar Player Magazine and the Alesis quarterly "Reflections".
His first album, "Well You Can't, Now Can You", was released on CD and cassette and was reviewed in 1995 by the Music Connection Magazine and rated a 9 out of 10. In early 2001, Dave and the GAGE Band released a new album on CD, "Love You Just The Same". This album includes a total of 12 songs, both original and cover tunes, done in the unique GAGE Band "alternative blues" style.
Click here if you'd like information on private/group harmonica lessons in the Los Angeles, California area with Dave. 30-Minute Video Lessons and Phone Lessons are also available.