Re: [Harp-L] Butterfield a u-blocker???

I have no idea how he played.  However, I would submit to you that playing
the flute is no indication as to his choices in harmonica embouchures.  I
played the french horn and I U-block.  U-blocking has no place with the
french horn either.

On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 4:56 PM, Tom Ellis <tellis@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I doubt it.  His initial training was as a flautist, where u-blocking has
> no
> place.  None of the people I interviewed indicated he did anything other
> than lip playing except for octaves, etc.  However almost all of them, who
> understood harmonica technique, told me could tongue block anytime he
> wanted.  U-blocking is highly doubtful from my research..TOM ELLIS/Tom's
> Mics

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