Beginners often ask which harmonica they should get. I've put together an article which outlines the choices available. Instead of recommending a specific instrument, I suggest a range of instruments which beginners might choose from (pictures included). Premium and custom harmonicas are also discussed.
"When I started playing there was one harmonica readily available, the Hohner Marine Band. Choosing your first harmonica back then was easy. Things have changed a lot, harmonica players are now blessed with a wide variety of instruments to choose from...."
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