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A learner's harmonica in the key of C.

The Hohner Blues Band harmonica is a quality beginner's instrument that remains inexpensive. Tuned in the key of C, the Blues Band harmonica sounds great for any style of music. Hohner recommends the Blues Band harmonica for children and for beginners of any age. They even include a song sheet of simple and familiar melodies in easy to learn harmonica tab to get you started.

About Hohner:
Hohner is a family company founded in 1857 in Trossingen, Germany by Matthias Hohner. Hand-made quality and close attention to detail has set Hohner apart from the beginning. A top leading brand in harmonicas, Hohner harps are distributed worldwide. Hohner harmonicas are played on the street by buskers, in intimate nightclubs, on festival stages, and even in Carnegie Hall. Despite a diverse harmonica line used in music from country to classical genres, the most famous Hohner harmonicas are their simple, 10-hole diatonics used frequently by blues, rock, country, and folk musicians.

FEATURES
  • Hohner harmonicas feature:
  • Improved reed profiles to increase reed life by over 200%
  • Precision die punches to ensure reed plates with unparalleled air tightness
  • Improved tuning accuracy (through investment in innovative new tools)
  • Extremely stable stainless steel covers that won't tarnish and are easy to clean
  • Dynamic range and highest volume of most any commercially made harmonica
  • Super-fast response at all volume levels
  • Easily adjustability for overblows

Order today and receive an ideal harmonica for starters or children.

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HohnerBlues Band Harmonica 1501
 
3.8

(based on 37 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (18)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (4)

82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to play (21)
  • Consistent (13)
  • Quality craftsmanship (13)
  • Warm tone (11)
  • Good audio (10)

Cons

  • Poor quality (4)
  • Inconsistent (3)

Best Uses

  • Accompaniment (13)
  • Small venues (10)
  • School bands (6)
  • Jazz clubs (5)
  • Soundtracks (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Novice (15), Professional musician (6), Experienced (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

A good enough harp for the money

I have used this harmonica as a give- away to charities. I offer 4 lessons and this cheap little harmonica at charitable silent auctions, usually taking 3 to 4 learners at a...Read complete review

I have used this harmonica as a give- away to charities. I offer 4 lessons and this cheap little harmonica at charitable silent auctions, usually taking 3 to 4 learners at a crack.
weight of the harp and the chrome is very good. Reeds won't last long, and it's not as airtight as a more expensive harp. But it is a playable harmonica.
What do you expect?? It's a good solid harmonica for the money.
Good enough to learn on.
Cheap, but I don't think you'll find anything better in this price range.

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cheap givaway harp

The Chinese made Hohner Bluesband is only good for two things: to buy in bulk to give them away, or for a complete beginner who is not sure if they will stick with the...Read complete review

The Chinese made Hohner Bluesband is only good for two things: to buy in bulk to give them away, or for a complete beginner who is not sure if they will stick with the harmonica and don't want to spend more cash.If you want a low priced Chinese made Hohner, I suggest you spend a couple dollars more and get the Old Standby, as it seems to be the best quality for the Chinese line, and it has a louder and fuller sound. Don't get the Chinese made Blues Bender (a different model than the Bluesband), as it is way overpriced for a Chinese made harp, and the quality is no better than the Old Standby.

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3.0

WAS A GIFT

By Jim

from Fl

Verified Buyer

Comments about Hohner Blues Band Harmonica 1501:

WAS A GIFT

 
5.0

seems okay

By captainmalibu

from geneva illinois

About Me Novice

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Play
  • Warm Tone

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Accompaniment

    Comments about Hohner Blues Band Harmonica 1501:

    it is a budget priced harmonica but it seems to be a good one for the money

     
    5.0

    Great service!

    By Blues Traveler

    from Janesville, IA

    About Me Novice

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Easy To Play
    • Quality Craftsmanship
    • Rich Sound
    • Warm Tone

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Accompaniment
      • Small Venues

      Comments about Hohner Blues Band Harmonica 1501:

      I gave this as a birthday present to a friend who wants to learn how to play.

       
      1.0

      Best sound you'll get from this is when it hits the trash.

      By kontrst

      from NYC

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

        Cons

        • Poor Quality

        Best Uses

          Comments about Hohner Blues Band Harmonica 1501:

          Hard to believe Hohner would put their name on it.

           
          5.0

          Terrific Service!

          By bizlady34

          from Niles, IL

          About Me Novice

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Hohner Blues Band Harmonica 1501:

          I purchased all three (A, C, and G) Blues Band harmonicas for my mentally disabled, adult brother. These were just what I wanted.

           
          5.0

          I purchased these harmonicas for gifts for my piano students

          By No nickname

          from Arlington, VA

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Hohner Blues Band Harmonica 1501:

          I wanted to give these harmonicas as a gift to my piano students. A friend of mine that is an excellent harmonica musician recommended these harmonicas.

           
          2.0

          mostly good, but...

          By 62dakota

          from St. Louis MO

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Play

          Cons

          • Inconsistent
          • several notes out of pitch

          Best Uses

            Comments about Hohner Blues Band Harmonica 1501:

            I bought one in the key of G and about 3 of the notes are sharp, including the low G. I called the Honer customer service and they said they would send me an email and I could go thru a process and they'd send me another. I haven't seen the email yet…
            Also, some holes seem to get clogged and won't play at all for a while.

             
            5.0

            Good enough quality at a budget price

            By Rangerman

            from Ohio

            About Me Novice

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Play
            • Rich Sound
            • Warm Tone

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Accompaniment

              Comments about Hohner Blues Band Harmonica 1501:

              I have had one of these Blues Band harmonicas before that lasted quite awhile, combine that with the cost and decent sound and it is perfect for a person who just needs the basics like me.
              I use it to accompany my acoustic guitar and it has a nice tone and volume.
              Would definitely recommend.

               
              5.0

              No more Blues!

              By Hewitt Station

              from Duluth, MN

              About Me Experienced

              Ask me a question

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Play
              • Quality Craftsmanship
              • Rich Sound
              • Warm Tone

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Great frist harmonica.

                Comments about Hohner Blues Band Harmonica 1501:

                Made this selection as a 1st harmonica for a grandchild. He liked a toy he had and said he needed one like Grandpa's. So the Blues Band harmonica was a good price to get him started.

                 
                4.0

                Great teaching tool

                By The Teacher

                from South Dakota

                About Me Professional Musician

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Play

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Hohner Blues Band Harmonica 1501:

                    Purchased these as a teaching tool for a 7th grade music class. They are great for what they are, a cheap starter instrument. They are definitely not performance quality, but you wouldn't expect that for the price. The kids are loving them and having a blast learning how to play them.

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