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by jazmaan
Mon Aug 13, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Pentatonic tunings
Replies: 7
Views: 159

Re: Pentatonic tunings

What an excellent summary of pentatonic tunings! Roger has explained it all. Looking forward to hearing the tunings demonstrated at SPAH 2018 tomorrow!
by jazmaan
Wed Aug 01, 2018 2:48 am
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: NEW HARPS: Lucky 13 in Solo and PowerChromatic Tunings
Replies: 7
Views: 164

Re: NEW HARPS: Lucky 13 in Solo and PowerChromatic Tunings

I hope you're planning to offer a Lucky 13 Solo in the key of C#. And a Slide-Harp that will fit a C and C# together.

Same idea would be nice to try with two PowerChromatic Lucky 13s half-step apart paired in a Switch Harp.
by jazmaan
Fri Feb 16, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: The MiniChrom / SwitchHarp is Released
Replies: 18
Views: 4591

Re: The MiniChrom / SwitchHarp is Released

You're rignt Brendan - its the flat 5 (relative to 1 blow) that's only available as either a deep draw bend on hole 2 slide in, or a "in-between" draw bend on hole 2 slide out.
by jazmaan
Thu Feb 15, 2018 11:59 pm
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: The MiniChrom / SwitchHarp is Released
Replies: 18
Views: 4591

Re: The MiniChrom / SwitchHarp is Released

Ok, a week or two later and I'm no longer complaining about "lip friction"! It just took me a little longer than anticipated to adjust but now I'm fine with the movable mouthpiece. In fact I've even found a comfortable one handed grip for this beast that still allows me full slide motion. Any other ...
by jazmaan
Wed Feb 07, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: The MiniChrom / SwitchHarp is Released
Replies: 18
Views: 4591

Re: The MiniChrom / SwitchHarp is Released

My first Switch Harp demo - "Blues in Hoss Flat" played on two Melody Maker harps - one in Ab, the other in A.

https://youtu.be/7sULRSPsv4c
by jazmaan
Mon Feb 05, 2018 11:21 pm
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: The MiniChrom / SwitchHarp is Released
Replies: 18
Views: 4591

Re: The MiniChrom / SwitchHarp is Released

Excited to have my Melody Maker Switch Harp in hand for the first time! The sound is excellent. The mechanism will take some getting used to. Specifically, the slider movement is not like a chromatic because instead of having the slider move while everything else stays static, on the Switch Harp the...
by jazmaan
Thu Jun 22, 2017 1:33 am
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Midi harmonica dm48
Replies: 27
Views: 8787

Re: Midi harmonica dm48

Today I received my "MIDIPLUS MiniEngine USB" from Amazon. It's a little larger than a cigarette pack and runs on a USB rechargeable battery. It is completely "Plug & Play" with the DM-48 with no perceivable latency. It does not require a computer. You just plug into the headphone jack with year ear...
by jazmaan
Mon May 29, 2017 6:49 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Midi harmonica dm48
Replies: 27
Views: 8787

Re: Midi harmonica dm48

Now that some of us have had our DM-48's for a few weeks, I'd be interested in hearing your settings - what have you settled on for "Sensitivity" "Trigger" "Bend Sensivity", etc. and all those other settings? Or are you just using the defaults?
by jazmaan
Wed May 10, 2017 5:18 am
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Inputting Harmonica Tunings
Replies: 5
Views: 2186

Re: Inputting Harmonica Tunings

Here's a chromatic version of "Spiral 5th" tuning suggested by "StreetLegal" C# F Ab C Eb F Ab D F A C E --Slide in< C E G B D F# A C# E Ab B Eb --BLOW 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 D F A C E G B D F# A C E --DRAW Eb F# Bb C# F Ab C Eb G Bb C# F --Slide in And here's my little experiment with it on the...
by jazmaan
Wed May 10, 2017 2:44 am
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Midi harmonica dm48
Replies: 27
Views: 8787

Re: Midi harmonica dm48

By the way, after playing the DM-48 for a week, I'm already wishing it had one more button (in the back of the harp perhaps) that is simply a register key or octave key. The button on the top is great but it can only have one function at a time. With some of the more limited range tuning I use, it w...