Re: [Harp-L] "Most" harmonica players, MM and nM Lee Oskar
I would agree most players use 2 p but to different degrees, many live in 2p but most of us
Rock/Jazz/ Blues/ Blue Grass Harp players are using 1p as much or more.
Non confrontational Harp player....I'll go for Seydel in MM over L.O....more Ching but better Chang for the Buck
> On Nov 9, 2014, at 4:47 PM, Rick Dempster <rickdempster33@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I think you are right, Robert. If we were talking pre-WWII though, I'd
> 2nd with 1st.
>> On 10 November 2014 06:49, Robert Hale <robert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> I recently posted the opinion that "most harmonica players use 2nd
>> position." I have no idea if that's true, and I'm surprised no one
>> confronted me.
>> In context, I believe that Lee Oskar labels 2 of his four harp tunings in
>> 2nd position, because they are very expressive through the use of draw
>> bends in 2P. The Melody Maker and Natural Minor are most appealing to 2P
>> players because of the missing, or difficult to bend, notes in Standard
>> Robert Hale
>> Serious Honkage in Arizona
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