[Harp-L] Positions vs modes
Mon Oct 29 09:29:16 EDT 2018
Now we are talking—welcome to the fray HJ—
My man John is a textbook example of a player who might not know classical theory but Understands notes and their virtues in a musical context.
So he very likely refers to tonal centers based on position.
Do I have it right John?
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> On Oct 29, 2018, at 6:19 AM, John Frazer <harmonicajohns at xxxxx> wrote:
> Well, as long as Gary Lehman has entered this…
> If you find the unbent scales for each position, you will hear the modes.
> That does not keep you from playing outside the mode while in any position, but the scale available does affect the notes you can play in the “foreign key”
> I love playing harmonica.
> Harmonica John Frazer
> San Diego
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