[Harp-L] Mick Jagger's harp playing on new Blue and Lonesome album of blues covers?
Mon Dec 5 15:12:30 EST 2016
From the quick clip that I recently saw of him playing harp, I must say he sounds better then I expected.. I kind of enjoyed it.
> On Dec 5, 2016, at 1:26 PM, Jef Gat <jefgat7 at xxxxx> wrote:
> Mick's harp is fine, serves its purpose ~ it's a casual session in the
> studio, done live, the vibe and energy here are great, with no pretension
> to virtuoso performance showcase. It ain't Vivaldi, and it ain't "spoze" to
> be. Those wringing their hands and slagging the harp-playing, analyzing,
> quantifying, penning technical treatises on advanced harmonica technique,
> trying to compare it to Walter, Sugar Blue, etc., are taking it (and
> themselves) far too seriously...most often, it seems, to try and make
> themselves look better. It's music. What you do with it is Enjoy it. That's
> why they call it "playing"...
> On Dec 5, 2016 9:28 AM, "David Coulson" <ndavid.coulson at xxxxx> wrote:
>> I’m curious what some of the accomplished harmonica players on Harp-L
>> think of Mick Jagger's harp playing on new Rolling Stones Blue and Lonesome
>> album of blues covers.
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