Gary Primich

My friend Gary Primich died. He was only 49. I learned more about playing harmonica from Gary than anyone else. He was an amazing teacher. He was one of the smartest persons that I have ever known.

Perhaps he never made it big because he sort of looked like Curly in the three stooges, but some of the greatest players agree that he was possibly the greatest harp player that ever lived.

Here is a video from youtube of an interview that Dave Barret did with Gary last month. Some of Gary’s sweet personality and thoughtful nature comes through.

I also told some Gary stories on JT3.com, my harp blog.

Sorry about the vid, Jim.

One Comment

  1. Jim Shannon wrote:

    Sorry to hear your loss Keith. I don’t mind the vids so much once in awhile but some sites seem to over do it.

    I’ve also seen smaller portiions of these YouTube vids. Gmail shows them as you log into your account.

    That was a nice bit about Gary.

    Wednesday, September 26, 2007 at 2:22 am | Permalink

 

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