[Harp-L] All this Positions and Modes stuff

Michael Rubin michaelrubinharmonica@xxxxx
Sat Oct 27 17:11:47 EDT 2018

I think so.   And everytime the tonal center changes, you are changing
positions whether or not you think positions exist.

On Sat, Oct 27, 2018 at 4:06 PM Gary Lehmann <gnarlyheman at xxxxx> wrote:

> I approach this tune by examining the tonal centers.
> So, is that the same thing?
> Asking for a friend . . .
> Sent from my iPhone
> On Oct 27, 2018, at 2:03 PM, Michael Rubin <
> michaelrubinharmonica at xxxxx> wrote:
> There are many approaches to Giant steps but the simplest is to shift
> between three major scales. Why not think positionally?
> On Sat, Oct 27, 2018 at 3:41 PM Gary Lehmann <gnarlyheman at xxxxx>
> wrote:
>> When I was young I had a guitar book that explained music improvisation
>> using the “box” method.
>> Later on, I invented the pentatonic scale.
>> This is a similar concept.
>> Learn as much as you can, but don’t discount concepts that might be
>> useful to others.
>> If it sounds good, it is good.
>> I would never try to play Giant Steps on a diatonic harp—even the head!

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