The Seydel Symphony Grand Chromatic is an amazing 4 octave/16 hole chromatic with a beautiful sound, design, and state-of-the-art features. Among the these, the Symphony Grand Chromatic has this really cool feature where it can be easily and quickly disassembled. As any chromatic player knows, the slide can occasionally get gunked up a little and become sluggish. The Symphony Grand Chromatic has a slide that can be removed, cleaned, and replaced within minutes. Watch the v
This is the old Hoagie tune that is a jazz classic. Of course it was made even more famous by Willie Nelson and Ray Charles. I play it in the key of (C) and am using a Session Steel (LowF). The (LowF) is the perfect range for songs like this and it sounds great up against a guitar. In the first version, I sing the tune and play a verse at the end on harp. Here is a strictly instrumental version where I play all 3 verses and the bridge on the same harmonica (LowF). I call
The Seydel Symphony Grand Chromatic is an outstanding chromatic option for the serious player. Sales have outpaced all expectations and there is no doubt that this is due to the incredible sound, response, and design. When making decisions, players frequently ask about the differences in comb options. The Symphony Grand Chromatic comes with either an aluminum comb or a green acrylic. This really comes down to personal preference and cosmetics. There is no tone difference.
If you are new to harmonica or even if you have been at it awhile, you may hear players reference SPAH. No doubt you wonder what in the world they are talking about. Well SPAH stands for Society for the Preservation and Advancement of the Harmonica (SPAH). It is a worldwide organization made up entirely of harmonica players. Although the organization supports a web site and also puts out a periodical publication that features all kinds of interesting harmonica information