hey JP i recently got a hohner marine band tremolo and didn’t really know if this would be OK to learn to play on. I have Blues band and silver star harmonicas. (It didn’t bother me until I started practicing lots longer and got the new plastic comb harps that felt so much better on my tongue.). Skip to main content.ca Hello, Sign in. which harmonica is better hohner special 20 key of c or a seydel session steel key of c?? Thanks again.. JP. The only drawback for me is that this harmonica needs additional customization by a professional craftsman for it to play with the responsiveness I like. The 1847 is made in Germany. hey. I just landed on this site.I currently own a Hohner Marine Band Key of C Harmonica.I plan on buying another one in a different key.I want to play Zeppelin,Floyd,Who,Sabbath etc. Any advice on how to make the next leap from truck driving and dog howling to actual playing with music. Such fun!! If any one has response to Mark, Ed, April, Sander, Alan, Gedeon, Donald, Jake please chime in…, I understand you want to check out my DVD and CD lessons and you’re finding the interest rate cost restrictive…please call my customer service guy Jason and he’ll will find a way to help you if he can…I don’t want money to get in the way of you getting the help you need in moving forward with the harmonica. Wow. Previous page. You’ll find his customized harps at 1623customharmonicas.com. In addition to harmonica he teaches piano, guitar, and drums. jp. thanks I’m a trying phew!!! When you are ready to learn how to bend to get that bluesy sound, I STRONGLY suggest you try a Hohner Special 20 or any of the professional harmonicas mentioned above. I’ll be back once I have bought a Hohner Special 20 in C. I am also looking to invest in a set, the Hohner Piedmont Blues A, Bb, C, D, E, F and G, for the future. 1) Hohner Special 20 Harmonica, Major C. The Hohner Special Harmonica is the best choice for those that desire to learn the harmonica and become a professional player within a short period. I thought the same thing of him early on, and I instead admired people like Little Walter. Because i do play quite loud. My first harmonica idol was Sunny Terry, and he turned me on to the B-flat harmonica. I have jp’s lessons, 5 special 20’s, a 16 hole hole chromatic & 48 chord honer. I was wonding if you can comment on how big a difference that will make in terms of running out of puff? Yes, absolutely. I been at it maybe 3 weeks. My youngest plays the blues on a Hohner Special 20 and I’ve been thinking about giving it a try since hand problems have taken the trumpet away. Posted in Blog: Harmonica Articles, Learn About the Harmonica. 7 Best Professional Harmonica Reviews. Guess I’m getting okay, can bend and all that. I have a sweet spot in me for helping young people, so please let me know if you have any requests of me, and I’ll do my very best to support you. Rather than worry, I intend to have fun and follow my guide. Lower blow notes don’t sound right now….got any advice? Question..Is this model is too much for me as a beginner? $180 is too high for me right now. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. All the economical and professional harmonicas in the above two lists are diatonic. I have a bluesmaster of suzuki how is it for learning? The intention of this article is to support you in determining if you have the best harmonica – or “harp” – for your needs at this time. If i find myself enjoying learning it and want to continue longer term, I would definately look at saving up for the special 20 or something better. Best all around harp in my opinion. It’s so much easier! My only caveat is that the Seydel 1847 might be “too much harmonica” for you if you want a low-cost solution. Does anyone? If you want the very best, and time and money is not an object, order a Seydel 1847 directly from the technicians I mention above. Since i’m still a beginner, can you please tell me if this harmonica is suitable for me. The only draw back to Special 20s is they dont last as long when hard playing and lots if giging. Emil – I’m a 52 yo woman just getting into it so I got 10 years on ya for that one So if I can do it, jump in with both feet and one for the son too – learn together – make it a tradition and then when your son grows up, you and he will have a great “reunion” when getting back together for visits when you both pull your harps out of your pockets , Oops, that should have read ‘a young son’ , question i just received your lesson bundle,have gotten thru first two videos and with the techniqes demonstrated with the tongue ,the harder i try seem worst isound.so would like to know are teeth important i have none.also having trouble with single notes and forming my mouth thanks. I recommend you find a basic ten-hole harmonica. Performance The Lee Oskar is the best harmonica when it comes to live performances. Decided to try another brand and purely by chance picked a Seydel 1847 Silver. Im just wondering where to go with keys. But mainly, I’ve been concentrating on technique. Product information Item Weight 4 ounces Product Dimensions 3.9 x 1.3 x 0.9 inches ASIN B0002F5HME Item model number SO-JAM-AB# Is Discontinued By Manufacturer No Date First Available May 6, 2010 Videos. I’ll answer it first, and then I’d like to share some thoughts with you. If you’re having fun blowing and drawing, you’ll get to play good song in your harp/harmonica sooner than you expect. Here’s my take on the Hohner Special 20 Peter: https://www.harmonica.com/hohner-special-20-harmonica-h560-7001.html jp. (I prefer to play at low volumes, and I overblow occasionally, so a highly responsive harp is critical). I’m very new to this wonderful instrument, but I’m wondering if this is a bad harmonica for me. Stay with it, April. I plan on getting a Special 20 as soon as I can afford it. Especially if someone is just feeling out the waters (i.e. Have fun and enjoy every moment. Help if you can. I Want an harp that is durable, easy to play and has a sweet tone, because i’d like to play it with my band, and eventually in gigs. excuse me for my bad English, A bad harmonica won’t make learning a hopeless pursuit, many musicians have played on beat up instruments in the past, but if it is possible for you financially I would definitely recommend upgrading to a harmonica that is easier and more enjoyable to play. I wanted to ask you though, I recently started playing, and got a Hohner Meisterclaus, in C Diatonic, as a present. I am a self taught player and willing to learn to play systematicly. I’m not saying that Bob Dylan can play blues at the level of any of the classic blues harmonica players worth mentioning. For example one review on y tube was implying that getting either of the two cheap ones I can afford, may be so different to something like a special 20, that I could end up hating it, and stopping, when with a better instrument i might have loved it. If you’re confident you’re going to stick with the harmonica, and you want to learn to bend and play with a bluesy tone, you’ll need a higher performing instrument. The air-tight design prevents any … PS: A side note about Bob Dylan — Although his playing sounds easy, and a lot of great harmonica players seem to think he’s not the best player, I’d like to see them do what he does. Instead just focus on having fun playing the harmonica. The Jambone gets its professional sound from brass reeds that are recessed into its shell. So what should I try, not even sure what’s available in key of D natural minor (to play cross on songs in Am), Seydel makes great custom harmonicas and I like their customer service. Has become my go to harp. Is this a bad harmonica for me to be using in the beginning? Bending on a diatonic serves two purposes, to make cool sounds and to produce notes that are not built into the harmonica. Later, when you wish to learn to play in the key of G, or in the key of F-sharp, the differential won’t be so great. Here are the two harmonica technicians I recommend but please be aware that they are a one-man operation so you may need to wait a while before they complete your order. Hey Hement…do whatever you need to do to get started while you are inspired. any type of harp or music is allowed. This means it will be responsive (easy to bend) without having to have it customized. Thanks for you comment Donald. Id like to say sometrhing about wood combs compared to plastic. The sound is pretty nice on this bad boy, so it has some alure. Now I want to restart, but did not realize how technical the art has become. I want to learn blues harmonica in my spare time. Much better…. Examples include Jon Gindick, David Harp, Peter Madcat Ruth, Jerry Portnoy, Mike Stevens, Paul Butterfield, and Howard Levy (the ultimate harmonica master of the 21st century). Has a different feel from the Hohners. Ještě jsem si koupil Combo elektronického bubeníka Alessis SR 16, mikrofon na harmoniku Shaker Retro Rocket a nahrávací Hardy Recorder ZOOM H1. I hope you won’t get discouraged if you have difficulty learning at first, and realize that it could be a teacher who is not making it easy and fun. To check out my ukulele video lessons Click Here Read More, About JP Allen JP Allen has been teaching music for over eighteen years. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Before I ordered your CD’s I had bought a Honer Special 20″ I also have a “Honer GLH” which I like a lot, I was later sold a “Honer Marine Band” all these seem to work very well, I am still in the learning stages and listen to and try to play those you have for free on line. Thanks; Gedeon (Gerry). I decided to try an A Harp so of course bought a Special 20 A. You’re welcomed Dot. They are, Reviewed in the United States on June 14, 2015. Just one more thing, do not buy plastic reed harps! So thanks for the recommendation and my apologies if my post did show up but was too much for posting. Plus, the Session Steel uses steel reeds and reportedly lasts three times as long as phosphor bronze reeds. The next store I went to was clean and professional but they didn’t carry Hohner brands. They are more airtight than Hohner in my opinion and all parts are replaceable. Would you suggest me where to go for it. I play mostly single note and would like to be able to add the blues technic..and how to bend. I have played the harmonica as ‘n youngster and have lost the nack for it a bit. I finally decided to wash it using Jason Ricci’s technique with soap and alcohol, taking it apart and all and using a soft toothbrush….but it appears I may have ruined it due to the wood comb inside (my others are plastic). first hole draw and blow is little hard and sound not bluesy in ma h.rocket i can play from hole 2 til 9 so easy, Thanks. Harmonica A. I just came across a blues harmonica from China; it’s the Easttop Blues Harmonica – 008K. Hi, I’m really intrested in learning to play the harp. 0 comments: Post a Comment. I’m so happy you took the plunge and you are following your inner guide. As you can see, I have very strong feelings about the nature of learning. Seydel Sohne, a German brand. If it’s a Hohner Blueband, it would not cost much to replace it, it’s really up to you on how much time you want to spend. jp. Musical Instruments, Stage & Studio . It's very easy to pick up and play (of course I would expect that to be a characteristic of all harmonicas) and for $5 it's well worth it. I am worried that at 42 I’m too old to learn . You could take it to SPAH and see if someone there can put a value on it. I played Hering 48 C, D, & G chromatic harmonicas. Anyway, I went and bought a Hohner Special 20 based on your recommendation. And, do you think a beginner can learn to bend the notes on a chromatic? Velmi musím vám poděkovat protože mi už hraní docela jde a i když ohýbání zatím moc ne ale vydržím protože hraní na harmoniku je krásné. Thanks for your question, Jordan. If you’re in the game of saving money while still getting a professional-level harmonica, go with the Hohner Special 20 (no customization necessary). I’m just happy I started to learn and play the harmonica. Skip to main content. Please throw some light regarding this and suggest which of the above 2 harmonicas is better for beginners, keeping the sound quality and maintenance in mind. Thanks. Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. Thank you. The wood sounds better than plastic. The Marine Band, with its wood comb, is a fantastic instrument, especially when set up by a professional who does reed gapping, like Joe Spiers. I am learning to bend notes. I am a beginner and have done some assessment on the internet about the harmonica I should buy to start with. Here’s what bugging me, I’ve never been with music until now. Just wondering why you don’t mention or recommend Seydel harmonicas? I was about eleven when he taught me how to “do a freight train”, and I’m wondering if I could still do it. I just bought three Bushmans and really like the sound, clarity and tone. But I found that they need to be broken in and if they are cold they need warming up. I found out later that the fault was in my computer. I thought he was just an average guy until I looked him up on YouTube and found out he’s more like a Blues Icon! Dear sir, I reside in the UK & would like to purchase Your dvd lesson set after seeing Your videos on youtube. no mmore than 5 minutes and something recognizable are the requirements. I’ve never met anyone that ever heard of him and it’s a shame because he was gooood. I recently purchased the Hohner blues bender as a beginning harmonica. Jiří Soumar (sumec), Help please?? Stick with it! The Jambone is a diatonic harmonica that delivers good performance at a modest price. Try. Available in a full range of keys.. Go tO Store Now !! Recently my wife bought me a Piano Accordion for Christmas. I had exactly the same experience earlier this year. 4.0 of 5 stars (5) Reviews. Jake: have you ever played a Special 20? Can you give any matinence tips on how to keep a harmonica in working condition for longer? Should I try something else (harp)? If you can afford it and find it, my ideal recommendation is a Hohner Special 20. jp. I will admit that i am addicted. I noticed that Hering harmonicas were among the top 10. Normally they will last several months but in just under 1 month they had reeds that stopped playing. In my opinion, there is no age limit to learning. I struggled with it and kind of lost patience because I wanted to be an “instant expert” rather than taking my time and doing it right. jp, I started playing 3 Months ago and your videos have been instrumental in me learning to play. It seems several months back Hohner discontinued offering the sp 20 in key of D natural minor among others for reasons unknown to me. You can always upgrade later. This prevents air leaks and allows for generous note bending. (2) CHOOSE YOUR TEACHER WITH CARE: I have a very strong opinion that you will greatly accelerate your learning by choosing a teacher who has developed a method designed to teach you the basic techniques, step by step, in a way that’s fun and easy to learn. You can learn to bend on a chromatic, but it’s a little different. Thank you. ?// and whats a good harmonica (professional) where i can pull it out and jam the blues to ..i play a d special 20 now wanna use a c key? I guess from now on I’ll buy the special 20s though. Thanks, Hey Kim, I understand your concerns, however we often encourage people to start with the Bluesband since it’s a decent harmonica and much less of an investment. Which one will b the best? Most importantly, a C harmonica will enable you to be in tune with the majority of beginning level harmonica lessons. Hey Mangal. This harmonica got a lot of great reviews. I was wondering what your opinion was on this instrument. Hey jp and jason.Look what I stumbled on. If however, someone is quite confident and determined to take the harmonica to a solid advanced intermediate level I tell them they may as well get a professional instrument now. jp, It is great to “discover” this website. In a previous post, I mentioned that there was a downgrade in the performance of the Hohner Special 20’s and Hohner Crossovers. jp, Hey JP i just bought myself hohner ocean band. Where does the Suzuki Folk Master fall in your list? My guess would be to play without the dentures if your denture have the plate on roof of your mouth. I ended up buying the top of the line model there which was called the “Blues Favorite”. jp. I want to buy a harmonica, but i’m new to the scene. Sorry for the poem, Hey Marco, we currently have a 5 pack of Hohner special 20’s on sale on my website. It is in A1 Condition like to know the value … Thanks Jack, Not sure of it’s worth Jack. jp. Hello JP, I thought of buying a new harmonica.. Whats your opinion about Suzuki Manji,Hohner Marine Band and Hohner Special 20?? If it’s a diatonic harmonica in the key of C it will work great. Good luck! Sounded great out of the box but was pretty dirty. And that other day, while youtubing I did listen to few of harmonica tunes that really moved me. Most of the songs were in those keys. Have you seen this new one..the B Radical? Page: … The Jambone gets its professional sound from brass reeds that are recessed into its shell. Jambone Harmonica (Bb) Reviews . My last question was playing most of the instructional tutorials have been reccomended to play in the key of C but I have spoke to some harp players who have said when they started playing the learnt on a D harp, Well, your first question would depend on how much you actually invested in the harmonica. Cool site; thanks. While, yes, the sound was similar, I noticed when he was bending notes and cupping his hands, the Special 20 had a nicer, warmer tone to it…..sounded more…..bluesy for lack of a better word so I decided I’d stick with your recommendation. I have just ordered your DVD course. Je mi už 70 let tak že musím učení urychlit abych si hraní na harmoniku ještě trochu užil. But I find for myself that slowing down in the early stages of learning, and taking the time to enjoy developing a relaxed technique, allows me to ultimately learn ten times as rapidly as I would if I jumped ahead and created bad habits along the way (which I would then have to un-learn later). I’m pretty pleased with several Special 20’s and Seydel Session steels. thank you for your lessons. When you’re ready the upgrade will be worth it. For durability my favorite harp so far is the Seydel 1847 silver its a bit more expensive but Ive been playing the crap ouy of one for over a year now and it hasnt failed yet and it sounds soo good. I will wait for a while and I may be able to buy them again. If you’re having a challenging time learning to bend try the Special 20. Product information Item Weight 4 ounces Product Dimensions 3.9 x 1.3 x 0.9 inches ASIN B0002F5HNI Item model number SO-JAM-F Is Discontinued By Manufacturer No Date First Available February 4, 2009 Feedback Would you like to tell us about a lower price? This harmonica is not appropriate for blues music…You need a ten hole diatonic harmonica. I have not had a lick of problems from Hohner Special 20s I have never had to tune or adjust them out of the box. I have the oppurtunity to buy “Hohner Piedmont Blues Harmonica Harp set 7-Harps w/Case” for around $30. (see above). I started learning on a Special 20 C 3 years ago and absolutely still love it. Wish I read that before I bought all these. Greg’s Jones: I recommend his Overblow/Overdraw set up. I think the Special 20 has great durability.. my harps last around 5 years. So I have two suggestions for anyone who wants to really accelerate their progress: (1) START WITH CORE TECHNIQUES, NOT SONGS: You will benefit greatly by waiting a while before learning songs and instead focusing on developing good habits, while playing the core essential beginning-level techniques. Is this because of the harmonica I’m playing? So, I ordered another one in the same key and it does play but it is all air. First, I must thank you for putting such attention and detail into your responses. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, See all details for Jambone Harmonica (C), © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Your lessons are great. Thanks alot! However, I have personally found harmonicas with wooden combs to be challenging, because the wooden combs are painted in the place where the harmonica touches the mouth, to prevent moisture absorption. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. I FIRST GOT PIEDMONT BLUES AND THEY WERE JUNK BUT HAD ANICE CASE. Just because I have all of these does not mean I have mastered what I would like to. Which Harmonica should I buy? Good harmonica, but these are my faves right now. It has to do with the length of the reeds and other technical aspects of the harmonica. I get so far, and the bend quits. I’m not familiar with the brand “parrot” but it should be ok if it’s a 10 hole harmonica in the key of C. Hi JP, I recently got a golden cup 10 – hole harp on a school trip. I just bought a Marine Band C on eBay for really cheap. My guess would be “C”. Im thinking the next 2 will be an “a” and a “d”, both marine bands. You say you play with the Hohner Blues Harp. I’m 80 years old and I’m always questioning if my age is a detriment to my playing. I don’t know why any professional would suggest buying them, even an amateur such as myself knows that they are almost always an inferior instrument. for some reason I couldn’t get some CD’s to work, so I returned them to you. Build The plastic comb and the large holes that have been crafted within the Lee Oskar help make playing easy and smooth, allowing for a fuss-free experience. Any info will be appreciated. IMPORTANT: Once you are ready to learn how to bend, which I consider an intermediate to advanced level technique, choosing a harmonica from the Professional Harmonica Ratings list above will be EXTREMELY helpful (bending is the technique that gives the harmonica that soulful “crying” sound). Dorrene…I couldn’t have said it better myself…you nailed it! “Chromatic” harmonicas DO have the side button, enabling them to play all 12 keys. I also love the low-tuned harmonica for chugging. But as a warning, the Lee oskar is equally tuned which means it will sound great for single notes, but not for chords. This is not my specialty, but I had a good friend who loved doing this kind of work on harmonicas, and he used to use beeswax to create a tighter seal. Harmonica Reviews. One thing to bear in mind (a mistake I made as a young harmonica player): if you’re going to do a true comparison, you need to compare apples to apples. I feel as though even a cheap instrument should let me get a feel for whether its for me…even if at the same time I am noticing all the pitfalls of the cheap instrument. jp, There are a lot of harps to be had out here,but all that great blues from the 50`s and 60`s was played on MARINE BAND harps `nuff said…. I blamed my own technique. They all played easily with bendable reeds and no surprises. Hitting up the concern, as you said Hohner Bluesband harmonica is the THING for the beginners. This will be important when you’re ready to play with a bluesy sound. Koupil jsem si všechna ladění Hohner Speciál 20 (12 harmonik) jednu crossover v C a dvě chromatiky Hohner Super 64 a hard bopper Hohner. If you don’t want to spend the extra cash getting the Seydel 1847 customized by a professional technician, then go with the Hohner Crossover or the Hohner Special 20. My recommendations are the culmination of my personal experience of about 30 years teaching harmonica. Bare in mind that my ratings are just my personal experience and other harmonica players and teachers (that I have great respect for) do have different opinions. In other words, the key of G has very loose reeds. Great sound. My customer service guy and lifelong buddy Jason will be happy to help you out. Many students don’t have the patience for this, and I understand, because I also like to jump ahead when learning a new instrument. Pretty cool post. If I can help you in the future let me know. Disabling it will result in some disabled or missing features. Hi JP! If so, which keys? And here I am, with this newly built enthusiasm to learn harmonica with no matter what. Why not try the ukulele! Thanks J P I am enjoying the new information on playing, also the bending technics, lyrics and notes …This summer I purchased a Hohner Special 20 key of G, Our son gave me a new Lee Oskar C. and a M Hohner PUCK C I play mostly single notes and would like to be able to play some Blues and do better with bending… I also have the Pedimont Blues set a gift from our daughter. I just stumbled upon your blog and wanted to say that I have really liked reading your blog posts. When I got back I decided to see if I could learn. ckk. But, I cannot understand the difference between “Progressive” Special 20 and “Marine Band” Special 20. I have rated the harmonicas on the basis of how hard it will be for an intermediate level harmonica player to learn to bend the first six draw notes. Account & Lists Account Returns & Orders. For a while I found it fun, but ultimately I found it too time consuming to work with when playing with up to 20 different harmonicas at a time. Hello JP, I love your work. Jambone Harmonica F#: Amazon.ca: Musical Instruments, Stage & Studio. #1 SEYDEL 1847 SILVER IS #1 OVERALL: This is my #1 favorite harmonica, but you will probably need to have it customized by a professional as explained below. Do you think it would be fun to play blues or some of your favorite songs with minimal practice? I would like to play a special 20, i’ll buy it in A and post to let you know how it is. I hope this article has offered you a ground-work for exploring all the wonderful options that are now available to us harmonica players. I like the good old gospel songs best.. Good luck, Ed. Looking forward to ordering the follow up Blues course, because I have mastered this one. I have been checking out some you tube action. You can reach him at info@opendoorprod.com or check out his website at Opendoorharmonicas.com. If you enjoy playing a Bluesband to start you will definitely love playing a better harmonica later. I was shopping in India so I didn’t know what I would be able to find. Kindly explain ! Open quick view dialog for Jambone Harmonica C With Hohner Harmonica Holder { "inCheckoutPromo":[] } Jambone Harmonica C With Hohner Harmonica Holder. In summing up, if you are a beginner who would rather save money right now, any economical 10-hole harmonica in the key of C will be fine to start with. Do you think it would be a worthy investment to buy them? Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for JAMBONE JHM-515-JA-C Mini Key C Harmonica at Amazon.com. I went out with the intention of buying a Hohner Special 20 after reading your recomendations. I recommend the Hohner Special 20 or Hohner Blueband is good enough for starts. 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