Blockin & Bendin

 > From uunet!!chicagojoe
 > Blocking'n'Bending

 > Randy Lilleston writes:

 >         I've been teaching myself the tongue blocking
 > technique
 >         and I wonder if anyone has any tips on how to
 > bend notes
 >         when tongue-blocking.

 > Here's my question:  If you're playing a diatonic
 > harp, what is the value of
 > blocking to get single notes anyway?  I kinda like
 > having my tongue around for other stuff.

 You get a warmer, less edgy tone by tongue blocking that seems to be
particularly well suited for Chicago-style cupped-mic blues. All the old guys
used tongue blocking.

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