Category Archives: Harmonica Reviews

Thoughts on whatever harmonica I happen to be playing at the moment.

Monkeying Around on a Seydel Low D

I picked up a Seydel 1847 Silver in Low D and can’t stop playing blues shuffles!  It’s such a gorgeous harp to play and the low D has such a beautiful, throaty growl to it.  It’s hard to make a

Monkeying Around on a Seydel Low D

I picked up a Seydel 1847 Silver in Low D and can’t stop playing blues shuffles!  It’s such a gorgeous harp to play and the low D has such a beautiful, throaty growl to it.  It’s hard to make a

Tim Horton’s Shuffle

One of the beautiful things about having a harmonica with you at all times is that lines become much more easier to deal with.  Take, for example, when you’re waiting in the drive through line to get a coffee.  No

Tim Horton’s Shuffle

One of the beautiful things about having a harmonica with you at all times is that lines become much more easier to deal with.  Take, for example, when you’re waiting in the drive through line to get a coffee.  No

My New Favorite Place to Buy Harps

Well, dear reader, consider this my second official endorsement (though I’m not getting anything for writing this, so I suppose it would be an unofficial endorsement… bah, point being, I endorse these guys!).  It has long been my curse that

My New Favorite Place to Buy Harps

Well, dear reader, consider this my second official endorsement (though I’m not getting anything for writing this, so I suppose it would be an unofficial endorsement… bah, point being, I endorse these guys!).  It has long been my curse that

Jam on Warren’s Porch

This weekend I had the pleasure of attending a friend’s birthday party and at some point during the night found myself on the porch with a harmonica and a small audience. It’s always nice to play for people who really

Jam on Warren’s Porch

This weekend I had the pleasure of attending a friend’s birthday party and at some point during the night found myself on the porch with a harmonica and a small audience. It’s always nice to play for people who really

Spontaneous Participation in Art

This has to be my favorite harmonica video of all time.  I was visiting Gibbs Farm in New Zealand when I discovered this giant tensile sculpture by artist Anish Kapoor and was cosmically compelled to play into its echoing maw. 

Spontaneous Participation in Art

This has to be my favorite harmonica video of all time.  I was visiting Gibbs Farm in New Zealand when I discovered this giant tensile sculpture by artist Anish Kapoor and was cosmically compelled to play into its echoing maw. 

Back from New Zealand!

Hello reader, it’s been a while!  I just returned from a three week vacation to beautiful New Zealand where I made the decision to refrain from internet usage to further my relaxation.  I had the chance to play a lot

Back from New Zealand!

Hello reader, it’s been a while!  I just returned from a three week vacation to beautiful New Zealand where I made the decision to refrain from internet usage to further my relaxation.  I had the chance to play a lot

I Want to Love Hohner Again

My first harmonica was a worn out old tremolo I found in my great grandfather’s old footlocker.  My second harp was a no-name harp someone gave me.  But the first harmonica I actually paid money for was a Hohner Special

I Want to Love Hohner Again

My first harmonica was a worn out old tremolo I found in my great grandfather’s old footlocker.  My second harp was a no-name harp someone gave me.  But the first harmonica I actually paid money for was a Hohner Special