Valves or wind savers as they are more often called are strips of material that are placed on the harmonica reed plate and cover the slot. Typical diatonic, chromatic and orch...
Play the chromatic and you no doubt experience the frustrations of the many before you. When that button sticks during a 16th note run, you ask yourself why in the name of La...
Ever pick up an old chrom and hear that annoying “click” sound when you hit the button? Harmonica companies use “bumpers” around the mouthpiece set screws to prevent this. Bu...
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In previous discussions on wind savers, we talked about their use in chromatic harmonicas. Wind savers are also used on diatonic harmonicas in a set-up that is called half-va...
One of the neat tuning options out there for chromatic is what is called Bebop tuning. The idea is very simple and the transition from standard chromatic solo tuning to bebop...
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The Seydel Sampler is a unique harmonica that blends Seydel innovativeness with existing chromatic harmonica concepts to create a unique 2-in-1 harp. Available in the key of...
The often overlooked secret to getting some cool blues, rock, jazz, and funk sounds is 3rd position. For years, players have used it because so many of the notes just lay ou...
Melody Maker Tuning for the diatonic harmonica is likely the most misunderstood and incorrectly described of the alternate tuning approaches. Made popular by Lee Oskar Harmon...
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