[Harp-L] Draw bend 5

Joseph Leone 3N037@xxxxx
Sat Feb 3 18:49:37 EST 2018

Wholeheartedly agree Sir Richard coer de laine. I mentioned this to the Duke of Wail off list. I see it as a slurring tool. 

> On Feb 3, 2018, at 6:38 PM, Richard Hunter <rhunter377 at xxxxx> wrote:
> I'm typically not concerned about pitch when I'm bending the draw 5 reed.
> It's an expressive move, not a harmonic move. Or so I would argue.
> The player whose bending on the 5th draw reed first captured my attention
> was Little Walter.  I'm pretty sure that the long bends he used on those
> reeds were about the wail, not the pitch per se.  They're about pitch in
> only the broadest sense, in terms of transitioning from a generally higher
> place to a generally lower place.
> Regards, Richard Hunter
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