Re: [Harp-L] How to play nice and clean upper notes ?

Wether your a pucker player or blocker,practice is the only key to getting better. I think you should keep your tongue centered for the best most consistent sound.  

Maurice Nazzaro
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On Dec 2, 2013, at 4:03 PM, SÃbastien FrÃmal <sebastien.fremal@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm a young pucker player and since the beginning, I've got problems to
> play clean upper notes (particularly the draw notes). There often are
> noises similar to gratings (like if the harmonica was dying). Recently, I
> discovered than this noise disappears if I play these notes with the tip of
> my tongue on my second molar. It's not an easy way to play ...
> I was wondering if other harmonicists got the same problem, knew what
> causes the distortion (I guess there is a slight bending which distorts the
> note) and, please, got some advises to avoid this annoying problem.
> Thanks,
> Sebastien

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