Re: [Harp-L] Low tuned Harps

Well.. I offer a 1847 or Session Steel in Low Bb in my webshop and I’m experimenting with low A for the 1847 and Session steel.

kindest regards, met vriendelijke groeten, 

Ben Bouman <> <> <> <> <>

> Op 8 jun. 2015, om 21:04 heeft Steve Hayes <bigbandrhythm@xxxxxxxxxxx> het volgende geschreven:
> I really think the modern harmonicas are all very good. If you like brass
> reeds, the Seydel Session Standard harps are about $15 cheaper than the low
> Manji's and there is a wider selection. I'm really liking the stainless
> reeds. A Session Steel is about the same price as a Manji. They all play
> about the same as long as they are not leaky and gapped reasonably. I don't
> prefer harps put together with nails, however I am very fond of my four
> year-old Eb Marine Band.
> Low Manji harps are available in C, D, E, Eb, and F
> Low Session Steels are likewise available in those 5 keys plus Db and F#
> The Seydel Blues Favorite is available from LowLowF to HiA
> I have a Low F Manji and a legacy Low Eb Special 20 and and many Low Seydel
> Pro 12, Session Steels, and Session Standard harps. I like the Suzuki and
> Seydel harps out of the box, but usually find a  reason to go to the dark
> side and open them up to tweak them.
> -----Original Message----- From: Phyllis731@xxxxxxx
> Sent: Monday, June 08, 2015 6:23 AM
> To: bad_hat@xxxxxxxx ; harp-l@xxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [Harp-L] Low tuned Harps
> I'm curious how you would all rate low note harps in terms of brands:
> Suzuki Manji m20...Hohner
> Thunderbird...Seydel.  Any info about differences or comparison would  be
> appreciated.
> Blues Girl Phyllis
> Isn't it wonderful the  way the world holds both the deeply serious, and
> the unexpectedly  mirthful?
> In a message dated 6/8/2015 7:30:47 A.M. Central Daylight Time,
> bad_hat@xxxxxxxx writes:
> On  6/7/15 1:24 PM, Steve Hayes wrote:
>> I'm playing Seydel Solist Pro 12  Steel SBS-type low harmonicas when
>> possible. The low-notes are very  saxophone-like and are great for
>> octave-blocking.
> How does  that work, the SBS tuning resolves in 13 holes hence Hohner's
> use of a  365-14 comb and plate as the basis of this tuning.  Does Seydel
> just  leave the top 2 notes off of the  harmonica?

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