[Harp-L] Draw bend 5
Thu Feb 1 10:14:10 EST 2018
See my reply to your earlier post.
On Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 8:25 AM BenBouman2017 <ben at xxxxx>
> Here is an example how I use the 5 draw bend.
> It is in blues songs a very nice ( important) “blue note”… that’s what I
> use it for!
> https://soundcloud.com/ben-bouman/5down <
> Ben Bouman
> > Op 31 jan. 2018, om 20:19 heeft Robert Hale <robert at xxxxx> het
> volgende geschreven:
> > RANT
> > Why do some instructional materials, and some players insist on draw
> bend 5?
> > It can only bend a 1/4 tone down, that's half-way between two adjacent
> > guitar frets, and half-way between a black and the next white key on
> > It's not a pitch incorporated into western music except for rare vocal
> > treatments. It's not in the scale, not in the key.
> > 1/4 tones ARE of prime importance in East Indian music, and music of
> > At most it's an "effect" and most often sounds like a bend attempt that
> > not succeed.
> > I don't play it. I don't teach it.
> > You are welcome to link me to sound samples that you think are good
> > examples.
> > Robert Hale
> > Serious Honkage in Arizona
> > youtube.com/DUKEofWAIL
> > DUKEofWAIL.com
> Kindest regards, met vriendelijke groeten,
> Ben Bouman
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