[Harp-L] My favorite chromatic player-video
Sat Mar 21 13:04:31 EDT 2020
He may be a citizen, but he lives in NYC, Hendrik Meurkins is great.
On Sat, Mar 21, 2020 at 11:09 AM The Iceman via Harp-L <harp-l at xxxxx>
> The only American still alive that I would recommend that is close to
> Toots' level is William Galison.
> Charlie Leighton was amazing - especially tone wise, but has passed on.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ken Karpowicz <karpowicz at xxxxx>
> To: The Iceman <icemanle at xxxxx>
> Cc: slim <slim at xxxxx>; harp-l <harp-l at xxxxx>
> Sent: Sat, Mar 21, 2020 11:46 am
> Subject: Re: [Harp-L] My favorite chromatic player-video
> Thanks for the link to Anthony Serrano. I’m new to jazz chromatic
> harmonica, trying to learn how to play, and wondering who else you can
> recommend who I should hear. Toots Thieleman I do know about.
> > On Mar 21, 2020, at 10:57 AM, The Iceman via Harp-L <harp-l at xxxxx>
> > trash GM in the process though, I'm a huge fan of his as well. Both of
> these fellas are humble, amazing, and unique players
> > GM humble? Not in my experience - met him years ago at SPAH and he was a
> pompous personality who had a thin, metallic and annoying tone - sounded
> like angry bees to me....not a friendly guy
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Slim Heilpern <slim at xxxxx>
> > To: Randy Singer <randy at xxxxx>
> > Cc: harp-l harp-l <harp-l at xxxxx>; Antonio Serrano <
> consultas at xxxxx>
> > Sent: Sat, Mar 21, 2020 10:13 am
> > Subject: Re: [Harp-L] My favorite chromatic player-video
> > Hi Randy -
> > I agree 100% with respect to the greatness of Antonio Serrano. His new
> album Tootsology is absolutely brilliant:
> > Don't know why you needed to trash GM in the process though, I'm a huge
> fan of his as well. Both of these fellas are humble, amazing, and unique
> players. Others as well. It's a wonderful time for our instrument in the
> jazz context.
> > - Slim
> >> On Mar 20, 2020, at 7:16 AM, randy singer <randy at xxxxx>
> >> If there was ever an heir to the Toots throne, would be THIS great
> harmonica player- Antonio Serrano
> >> I’m not sure why they chose GM for the Toots tribute (with his thin
> queasiness tone) but he cannot hold a candle to this genius- every note has
> purpose and sacredness.
> >> Check out the video below. WOW!
> >> https://youtu.be/uSaO7yumWEg
> >> Sent from my iPhone
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