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The Lee Oskar Major Diatonic- Our No. 1 recommendation. The serious beginner can't go wrong with the Lee Oskar major diatonic in the key of "C". It's airtightness makes it easier to learn to bend on. The Lee Oskar harmonicas also feature the 1st position and 2nd position keys printed on the ends of each diatonic for easy reference.
Hohner Marine Band Crossover Harmonica- With the new Crossover, Hohner has expanded the Marine Band series to introduce a new, top-of-the-line professional quality instrument for the discerning player in modern blues, rock, jazz, soul or funk. The revolutionary laminated bamboo comb (patent pending) is completely sealed, making it water repellent and exceptionally stable. In combination with the screw together assembly the Crossover is extremely airtight, with fast, even response and a raspy, powerful sound which is exceptionally well suited to amplified playing as well as acoustic styles....
HarmonicaLessons.com Super Starter Harmonica Package- "The is the ultimate starter package for the serious beginner ever assembled, whether it's for you or a friend. Included are five Lee Oskar diatonic harmonicas in the keys of A, C, D, F, and G, the Hohner #270 Chromonica, the Hohner Blues Blaster Harmonica Microphone. Also inlcuded is the hardshell harmonica case that holds 20 diatonic and 2 chromatic harmonicas, a removable tray, plenty of room for cables, microphone, and accessories."
Hohner CX-12 Chromatic Harmonica- For the average player, this would be our No. 1 choice. The CX-12 is a fairly new model for Hohner, but it is quickly becoming popular for it's smooth ballad-like sound, easy action, good volume, and ease of disassembly for cleaning and repair. You will most likely want to stick with the key of "C". 12 holes, 3 complete octaves, hole 1 is "middle C".
Hohner Special 20 Package (5 keys/case)- Save money and buy 5 popular keys of the Hohner Special 20 Diatonic. Also included is a free Hohner logo carrying case that holds 7 harmonicas total. Includes keys of: "C", "D", "E", "G", "A". This is the...
Harmonica Lessons.comô (website)- "Free samples available. Over 525 pages of harmonica instruction and information. LEARN IMMEDIATELY !! Includes over 190 of the most popular and requested tabs and songs anywhere -- Learn to play the blues -- Play Techniques like Single Notes & Bending. Can't find or afford a teacher? Besides the text-based instruction and MP3 audio examples, use the Members Forums for help. Theory, Blues Riffs, Complete Beginners Section, and much more."
The Harp Styles of Bob Dylan- (Tab Book) "A Bob Dylan harmonica tab book. With vocal melody, harmonica notation, lyrics, chord names, guitar chord diagrams, instructional text, performance notes and black & white photos. Along with lyrics and music, his solos are included in harmonica tablature."
Hohner XB-40 Extreme
Bending Harp- The new XB-40 Harmonica was designed by Hohner
USA's own Rick Epping and offers the player complete bending freedom
with 10 holes and 40 reeds. Precision engineered and manufactured
under the highest quality standards, the Hohner XB-40's revolutionary
design permits a level of expression and note bending capability
never before possible on any harmonica.
Lee Oskar Harmonica 5-Pack with Case- "Includes 5 Lee Oscar Major Diatonic Harmonicas (keys of A, C, D, F, and G) and a hardshell harmonica case to carry them. The Major Diatonic Harmonicas are more airtight, easier to bend, and better sounding than most other harps. The hardshell harmonica case features a black Tolex cover, imitation leather accents with creme piping, a plush interior, and a locking latch under the handle. Holds 20 diatonic and 2 chromatic harmonicas. Removable tray, plenty of room for cables, microphone, and accessories."
"HarmonicaLessons.com presents: Vol.1: Beginners Start Here" (book)- *Tips, Techniques, Lessons Plans, and 10 Fun Songs. *Clear, concise explanations for beginners of all ages. *Simple Song Note Tablature -- You don't need to read music to play. *Free audio/video examples for book buyers at HarmonicaLessons.com. *Coil bound; to lay flat on table or music stand when reading or practicing songs. Our thoughts: A great beginners book to get anyone started playing harmonica.
Shure 520DX Green Bullet Mic- Another one of the standards and favorites of blues harmonica players (especially Chicago Blues stylists). High impedance, volume control, built-in mic cord (supplied with 1/4" phone plug connector to use with any standard amplifier).
Blues Masters Vol. 16 (audio CD)- "More
Harmonica Classics"- More of the best from the best. Songs include: Off The Wall - Little Walter, Cotton Crop blues - Jimmy Cotton, Keep It To Yourself - Sonny Boy Williamson, Help Me - Junior Wells, Whammer Jammer - Magic Dick (J. Geils Band), Pawnshop Bound - William Clarke, Hootin' Blues No. 2- Sonny Terry, and nine more. 4 of these songs are played on a key of "C" diatonic in 2nd position. The songs on this album have been "keyed" for you in the CDs: Song Keys section at Harmonica Lessons.com.
Sourcebook of Little Walter/Big Walter Licks for Blues Harmonica (book/CD)- "In this essential collection for blues harp players, author Tom Ball sets out to discuss, understand and demystify some of the playing of the phenomenal Walters: the legendary 'Big Walter' Horton and 'Little Walter' Jacobs. Includes a sampling of the best licks from each artist's repertoire, mapped out in easy-to-read harmonica tablature and played on CD by Ball."