Harmonicas, Lessons?

A friend recently commented on a video clip I just posted on my -personal- YouTube channel asking about harps and playing re. one of his kids. Here was my reply and may relate to you and/or yours 🙂 As always, thanks for stopping by! -Glenn

My YouTube harp vid: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1paS4cJyu6M

My reply to my bro.: “Hmmm, glad you liked it. The cheapest are not always in tuned to pitch, so if played along with another person on guitar or piano you’ll be in a bad spot. Decent cheap would be something like  https://www.amazon.com/Fender-Blues-Deluxe-Harmonica-Key/dp/B00KZHMZ1K/ref=sr_1_5?dchild=1&keywords=harmonica&qid=1589827852&sr=8-5   but still the pitch could be a bit sharp or flat. C is the typical cheap key by the way. The other one (same issues at times) would be  https://www.amazon.com/Hohner-1501BX-Blues-Band-Harmonica/dp/B007IE5QP0/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=harmonica+blues+band&qid=1589827950&sr=8-3   but from there if getting more serious and wanting ’em on pitch and playable out of the box  https://www.amazon.com/Suzuki-Bluesmaster-Harmonica-C/dp/B001I8A4TU/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=suzuki+bluesmaster&qid=1589828207&sr=8-1  or one of the models I play quite often: https://www.amazon.com/Hohner-Special-20-Harmonica-A/dp/B002B55TRG/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=hohner+special+20+key+of+A&qid=1589828293&sr=8-1  and if you get it in the key of A, you largely draw in and a guitar or piano plays in the key of E (referred to a crossharp playing, common in blues and country, etc.). If getting serious, YouTube search for Joe Filisko who is a dear friend  and incredibly gifted harmonica teacher./player -Glenn

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