[Harp-L] Musselwhite

Michael Rubin michaelrubinharmonica@xxxxx
Thu Sep 13 14:53:22 EDT 2018

The longer I explore blues in various positions the more I think 4 th for a
major blues is one of the best.

On Thu, Sep 13, 2018 at 1:09 PM Mick Zaklan <mzaklan at xxxxx> wrote:

>    Haven't listened to the tune in question for years, but I was always
> under the impression it  was in 4th.  It's always puzzled me why blues
> players, if they use this position at all, use it only for minor key
> stuff.  A lot of my standard 2nd position riffs transcribe over the 4th
> nicely.  I use a G diatonic for regular E blues playing all the time.  I
> think it's the most unused "practical" diatonic position for blues playing
> out there.  Just my opinion.
>    Speaking of Charlie Musselwhite, I see he's listed for a "Harmonica
> Summit" at the University of Chicago's Logan Center:
> https://ticketsweb.uchicago.edu/showdetails.aspx?shCode=f365a62c-1a9c-e811-a601-005056b40161
> .
> Part of the Logan Center Blues Festival, www.loganbluesfest.org.  Matt
> Skoller and Billy Branch are the other harpists.  Steve Bell, Carey Bell's
> son, is also playing harp at the fest.
> Mick Zaklan

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