Re: [Harp-L] Chromatic playing and Hohner reed plates
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- Subject: Re: [Harp-L] Chromatic playing and Hohner reed plates
- From: Vern <jevern@xxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2012 15:32:09 -0800
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Adler composed and played a piece called "Screwz Blues"
He does some impressive bending that suggests puckering.
TB is good for double-stopping and corner switching. Pucker is good for bending. The well-rounded chromatic player isn't limited to either.
On Dec 11, 2012, at 2:00 PM, MundHarp@xxxxxxx wrote:
> Tommy Reilly almost certainly played chromatic using tongue blocking, and
> although in a pre-WW2 instruction book the great Larry Adler explained and
> recommended tongue blocking. However, when I spoke to him back in the 1990s
> he told me he mostly was a "pucker player" and only used tongue block for
> octaves and corner switching, and he also explained that he recommended
> tongue blocking because "that is what you are supposed to do!"
> Of course neither of those virtuoso musicians played "blues"
> Best wishes,
> John "Whiteboy" Walden
> Just now in bonnie Scotland
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