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Hohner Blues Band Harmonica 1501 

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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 g...Read More

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      OVERVIEW

      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
       
      3.5

      (based on 22 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (9)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (3)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (4)

      • 2 Stars

         

        (3)

      • 1 Stars

         

        (3)

      79%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Easy to play (11)
      • Consistent (7)
      • Quality craftsmanship (7)
      • Warm tone (4)
      • Good audio (3)

      Cons

      • Poor quality (3)

      Best Uses

      • Accompaniment (7)
      • Small venues (7)
      • Jazz clubs (4)
      • School bands (4)
      • Soundtracks (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Novice (8), Professional musician (4)

      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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      5.0

      Perfect gift

      By BobInColorado

      from Littleton, CO

      About Me Novice

      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Easy To Play
      • Quality Craftsmanship

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

      • Accompaniment

      Comments about Hohner Blues Band Harmonica 1501:

      I bought two of these harmonicas for my grandsons so they could learn to play them with guitar and piano songs. They were thrilled with them. The delivery to me was quick and flawless.

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      5.0

      Hohner Blues Band Harmonica-Great

      By Kent 'Blues Boy'

      from Boston, Ma

      About Me Experienced

      Ask me a question

      Pros

      • Basic Harp Class Fav
      • Consistent
      • Easy To Play
      • Great Price - Great Value

      Cons

      • Inexpensive Construction

      Best Uses

      • Accompaniment
      • Harmonica Classes
      • Jazz Clubs
      • Small Venues

      Comments about Hohner Blues Band Harmonica 1501:

      I use them for teaching blues classes and for my band.

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      (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great company to work with!

      By Kent 'Blues Boy'

      from Boston, Ma

      About Me Experienced

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      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Easy To Play
      • Quality Craftsmanship

      Cons

      • No Issues At All

      Best Uses

      • Adult Continuing Ed Class
      • School Bands
      • Small Venues

      Comments about Hohner Blues Band Harmonica 1501:

      I have dealt with Musicians Friend for years and have always received quality instruments, quick delivery and wonderful service.

      Comment on this review

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      2.0

      Save Your Money

      By NoApril

      from Nashville, TN

      About Me Novice

      Pros

        Cons

        • Inconsistent
        • Poor Quality

        Best Uses

          Comments about Hohner Blues Band Harmonica 1501:

          You may love this harmonica but I thought it was very cheaply made and just had no quality sound. I would call this a "kid's toy".

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          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Do not buy this harmonica

          By G.V

          from Gaithersburg, MD

          About Me Novice

          Pros

            Cons

            • Poor Quality

            Best Uses

              Comments about Hohner Blues Band Harmonica 1501:

              I bought this harmonica in A, for 5.99. Total waste of money. I understand, maybe I got the bad one. I know sometimes, just by accident one may get more or less normal. But it is much better adding another 10- 15 dol and have something better.

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              very good for the price

              By Rave

              from NEW YORK CITY

              About Me Professional Musician

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              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Consistent
              • Easy To Play
              • For The Price- Great
              • Quality Craftsmanship

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Hohner Blues Band Harmonica 1501:

                  these inexpensive harmonicas are almost as good sounding as the expensive
                  ones. The reason I tried these were that the expensive ones,( i.e. Lee Oskar in G) goes out of tune very quickly and I can't afford to buy new ones every month or so.

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                  (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  blues band harmonica 1501 G

                  By rock on bob

                  from Deltona, FL

                  About Me Professional Musician

                  Ask me a question

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Accompaniment
                    • Jazz Clubs
                    • School Bands
                    • Small Venues
                    • Soundtracks
                    • Symphonies

                    Comments about Hohner Blues Band Harmonica 1501:

                    Same review as the other 1501 key of C but it came with the same instructions for the key of C.

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                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    BLUES BAND HARMONICA REVIEW

                    By rock on bob

                    from Deltona, FL

                    About Me Professional Musician

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                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Accompaniment
                      • Jazz Clubs
                      • School Bands
                      • Small Venues
                      • Soundtracks
                      • Symphonies

                      Comments about Hohner Blues Band Harmonica 1501:

                      I purchased this for my grandson he is only four years old but likes to learn how to play, and it can stand up to his abuse. I read reviews how some notes didn't work but mine was fine.

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                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      1.0

                      Cheap and it shows it

                      By tinsammiches

                      from MD

                      About Me Novice

                      Pros

                        Cons

                        • Inconsistent
                        • Poor Quality

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Hohner Blues Band Harmonica 1501:

                          I got this just to have a cheaper harp to toss in my pocket and not be bothered if it got scratched. This one showed up scratched! Also, holes 6,7, and 9 have bad reeds. It takes a lot of air to play and really just isn't worth the money (even if it is this cheap).

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                          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Overall hands on

                          By rmartinez31

                          from South Padre Island, Tx

                          About Me Professional Musician

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Awsome Excellent
                          • Consistent
                          • Easy To Play
                          • Not A Proffesional A Ok
                          • Quality Craftsmanship
                          • Rich Sound
                          • Warm Tone

                          Cons

                          • Not Found One Yet

                          Best Uses

                          • Accompaniment
                          • Duets
                          • Jazz Clubs
                          • School Bands
                          • Small Venues
                          • Solos
                          • Soundtracks
                          • Symphonies

                          Comments about Hohner Blues Band Harmonica 1501:

                          Overall, satisfied with product. From begginer to confidence to playing with pride.Love item, will purchase again in future.

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