Re: [Harp-L] amazin' grace on harp

Jason Ricci does a beautiful version of this these days in 2nd
position. There's a good example of it on youtube. Can't give you a
link, but maybe someone else can, or you can go to youtube and do a
search. Good luck, and I'm sorry for the loss of your friend.

 - Blake

On Jan 14, 2008 12:25 AM, steve@xxxxxxxxxxxx <swebb@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I'm sure you'll get lots of responses on ways to play this. I do it in second position and have a basic version of that on my MySpace page.
> I start in the low octave, play the second time in the middle octave, do it again starting on 9 blow and finishing that one again on the low octave.My final solo is a mixture of things but stays pretty true to the melody.
> It's not hard in second and you can get quite soulful.  hope this helps.
> Steve Webb in Minnesota
> ---- hazcon <hazcon@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Guys i need a hand
> >                             A very good friend has died an i am up for
> > playing it at his memorial concert:
> >                            I am Ok with positions 1 & 2 & 3 and i realize
> > that it isn't a 'hard' tune to play on the Harmonica but as of now i can't
> > play in that I have never learnt it.
> >  If you had a week or so to learn it what position would you choose and/or
> > which position has the max effect?
> >                          I am toying with the idea of starting in A
> > ,solo,( crossed D Harp)) then segueing into E (crossed A harp)whereupon our
> > mate the slide player,(and vocalist) will join in to do the song in E to the
> > finish.
> >                          Given the emotion this song can generate i would
> > love to hear any other Harpers opinion/variation on this theme
> > TIA
> > Rick
> > in NZ
> >
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