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Award-winning harmonica player


UK-based harmonica player Liam Ward, available as a session musician for studio and band work. Click here to contact Liam.

Liam is a winner of the National Harmonica League Player of the Year, and fronts his own band, The Liam Ward Band, as well as playing with The Jake Leg Jug Band, Mark Cole, Malcolm Thorne and Benjamin Bassford among others.


Liam has appeared and recorded in Europe and North America with artists including Minor Blues and Mike Nagoda, and is adept at blues, rock, pop, country, jazz and more.

An experienced teacher, Liam gives harmonica masterclasses at the National Harmonica League festival and many blues and jazz events, and is a regular contributor to Blues Matters, Harmonica World, and Blues in Britain among others.

"Great playing" - BBC Radio 2

"He plays beautifully!" - John Sebastian, The Lovin’ Spoonful

"Endlessly inventive" - Harmonica World

"A complete bluesician in every respect" - Adam Gussow

"Shining harp, swings warmly" - Blues Blast USA

"Sweet stuff!" - Joe Filisko

"His playing is a joy" - Blues Matters Magazine

"Nice harp!" - David Crosby

"Gorgeous sound on the harmonica" - Christelle Berthon

"First class harmonica playing" - Blues in Britain Magazine





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Liam plays Hohner harmonicas

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