[Harp-L] Bebop tuning (was Bill Barrett)

Gary Lehmann gnarlyheman@xxxxx
Tue Jan 7 17:50:16 EST 2020

Just to be clear—
A bebop scale has eight tone, usually the major seventh and dominant seventh are both included, but there are others.
Changing blow 4 to an A doesn’t add tones, there are still 7 tones, it just gives you a nice enharmonic.
So C6 tuning is not a bebop tuning.
>>> On Jan 7, 2020, at 10:59 AM, Michael Rubin <michaelrubinharmonica at xxxxx> wrote:
>> My understanding of Bebop tuyning is Gary's explanation, not including hole 12.
>>> On Tue, Jan 7, 2020 at 12:53 PM George Miklas <harmonicat at xxxxx> wrote:
>>> Gary, you are tuning to the Dominant 7th (m7) tuning. I believe Bebop
>>> tuning lowers 4 and 8 to "A" to create the Major 6th chord. (4 & 8 button
>>> in Bb). I have a customer that has had me tune all of his CX-12s in all
>>> keys to Bebop M6 tuning.
>>> *--------------------------*

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