Re: [Harp-L] SPAH and me

Rosco you are the USA the demand is for conforming to old Blues standards and Train sounds with a Diatonic.
There is more potential in this little instrument. 

Mike Wilbur

> On Aug 22, 2015, at 8:51 AM, rosco <roscoharp@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> It has been mentioned in this thread that 'our' instrument is sometimes
>> (often?)  disrespected by other musicians, and I think that is true...and
>> it might be our fault. Many harp players, even really good ones, simply
>> don't play 'music' - they play 'harmonica'. Which sorta goes back to my
>> main point - there isn't much effort put into learning how to fit in to
>> non-blues situations, and folks who are good or great at blues try to use
>> those same comping techniques and licks in other genres. If they don't
>> work, they cram them in anyway. That is what I did for years. Many harp
>> players never get the experience of accompanying a non-blues band or duo or
>> anything else. Some probably don't want to, and some just don't know how,
>> but it can be done. I think that would open up more opportunities for
>> harmonica, and maybe lead to more respect!
> -- 
> Later,
> Ron 'Rosco' Selley
> <>

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