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Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2003 06:54:33 +0000
From: "Ludo Beckers"
Subject: Re: Technical Innovations

First that comes to mind:
Carlos Del Junco --effectively using overblows in a bluescontext

Ludo

>What contemporary (living) harp players have polished some technique of
>their playing such that this technique has become an essential part of
>their
>overall style (on one or more CDs)?
>
>
> Here are the ones I can think of:
>
> Howard Levy --Overblows www.levyland.com/audioclips.htm
> John Popper --Speed
> Richard Hunter --counterpoint (playing two distinct melodies at
>once)
>www.hunterharp.com/
> Dave Gage -- Use of tongue switching to play octave jumps quickly,
>sort of like Eddie Van Halen's guitar tapping. www.davegage.com/
>
>Can you think of any others? Do you think any of these contributions more
>important than the others?
>
> --Rick Beall
> www.bluesharp.org

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