[Dixielandjazz] Delete if you're not interested in key/tonecolor
santh at pacbell.net
Thu Oct 5 14:51:31 PDT 2006
Eddie Peabody tuned up a whole step to make his banjo sound brighter.
Consequently, I learned a lot of tunes (that should have been in C) in the
key of D when I started playing.
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> I'm not sure about the UK bands, but according to the biography "Trumpet
> Blues", Harry James would tune his entire section slightly sharp to give
> them a
> "brighter" sound. Maybe it is a concept rooted in truth.
> Lewis D. Custode, Jr., CLU, ChFC, CASL
> "Barroom Buzzards"
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