Spring Harp Fest XIII

Posted: 03/28/2012 (12:41 pm) | Filed under: News
April 7, 2012toApril 8, 2012


 Spring Harp Fest XIII, Harry Griffen Park, La Mesa, Saturday, April 7th, noon to 6pm.


 Oh Yeah!! Once again we are proud to announce the 13th annual SPRING HARP FEST. Be sure to pack sunscreen, lawn chairs, and a few good friends and join us for a good old-fashioned concert in the park! It will be held Saturday, April 7th, from noon to 6pm in picturesque Harry Griffen Park (a short walk from the Amaya Street Trolley Station) in beautiful LA MESA, near Grossmont High School!

Every Easter weekend some of Southern California’s finest harmonica players perform at this family-friendly outdoor musical event. SPRING HARP FEST XIII will again benefit the “Blues in the Schools” program, in conjunction wit our local blues society, “Blues Lovers United of San Diego”. BLUSD presents blues concerts in local schools with full student participation, in order to increase understanding, appreciation and love for this important, wholly American musical art form.

Our Mission:
To promote understanding and appreciation of the harmonica and pass on love of the harmonica to the next generation.

SPRING HARP FEST is a totally non-profit effort, produced by a hardworking group of volunteer organizers and musicians dedicated to keeping appreciation of the harmonica alive for our next generation. During these times of school deficits, we are very proud to support American music in our schools!

Spring Harp Fest raises funds through donations from local individuals and businesses, and at the event itself from freewill donations for food, soft drinks, tee-shirts, CD’s and prize drawings. All profits go to support the Blues in the Schools musical outreach program sponsored by BLUSD.  WANT TO HELP?  You can donate or volunteer though our website, springharpfest.org or contact John Frazer (see above) or Budd Willis  619-252-1844  (ten.xocnull@etilddub)



We have musicians available to appear on your radio or television broadcast for promotional/ entertainment opportunities. Contact Harmonica John Frazer to schedule.

Drum Clinic with Bernard Purdie, Rob Paparozzi

Posted: 03/17/2012 (1:20 am) | Filed under: Events,Feature,What's Happenin
April 5, 2012
6:00 PMto9:00 PM

Hi All,
I(Ric Lee) am producing a drum clinic with Bernard Purdie and his friend on harp Rob Paparozzi April 5th @ the Rock and Roll San Diego School of Performing Arts 6-9pm. Please pass this on to anybody you might think is interested.

Here is the link below to the webpage that Karen created for the drum clinic event. We will be adding the raffle info on the site as soon as we get that all sethere is the link for the Bernard Purdie/Rob Paparozzi Clinic on April 5th:

Also the Spring Harp Fest featuring Bernard Purdie and Rob Paparozzi and others!) www.Springharpfest.org 

Bernard is also taking students for drum lessons Friday day @ $200 for an hour. I am taking a lesson myself. Lessons are scheduled through the San Diego Drum Shop.


ric lee


p.s. it’s going to be a spectacular learning event for children as well as adults and a lot of fun too!