[Harp-L] Seydel releases Tony Eyers Major Cross harmonica
Sat Feb 4 18:58:51 EST 2017
How will Major Cross compare with Spiral?
Serious Honkage in Arizona
On Sat, Feb 4, 2017 at 3:26 PM, Tony Eyers <tony at xxxxx> wrote:
> Around 20 years ago I devised a harmonica tuning for fast bluegrass and
> Irish tunes, and called it Major Cross. It has Major Scale notes in the
> second or "cross" position used by most players. Major Cross requires no
> bending, so fast tunes are much easier to play.
> While some players have adopted Major Cross, the instruments have been
> hard to find.
> Not anymore. Seydel have released a Major Cross model, which is now
> available "off the shelf".
> The instrument has a distinctive blue comb. Needless to say, I'm proud to
> announce my own harmonica model. Check it out at the Seydel Major Cross
> page below, which has video explanations etc. If the page comes up in
> German, just hit the red "Switch to English" button.
> I'm (almost) always the only harmonica player at fast bluegrass and Irish
> sessions, the Major Cross harmonicas allow me to keep up. Some of you may
> be joining me soon, now that Major Cross instruments are easily had.
> Tony Eyers
> everyone plays...
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