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:
> 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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