The Hohner Billy Joel Harmonica Signature Series comes beautifully packaged in a custom presentation box. Hohner worked in close collaboration with Billy Joel in designing this harmonica. It features stainless steel custom cover plates embossed with Billy Joel's logo. In addition the double lacquered dousse combe minimises swelling. The harmonica comes in the key of C and is perfect for fans, players and collectors alike.
Billy Joel, with the song "Piano Man", probably created one of the most legendary songs of all time. In fact his own Hohner harmonica can be heard playing on this track. The Rock n Roll Hall of Fame inductee touched generations of people on all continents with his music & was never far away from his Hohner harmonica. So it was long overdue to honor Billy Joel with his own HOHNER Signature Edition.
The diatonic harmonica, also known as blues harp, offers simple major scales and chords. Special playing techniques like bendings and overbends extend the tonal range. Its sound is typical for blues, folk, and country, but also pop and rock. In addition these will normally be 10 holes and have a tonal range of about 3 octaves. These are small pocket sized instruments and great for carrying around. Extremely easy to produce a sound by simply blowing air or drawing air in through the holes with your mouth. The more you practice the better you will get and in fact be able to create a very versatile and complex sound.
What we say about the Hohner Billy Joel Harmonica Signature Series:
With over 150 million albums sold, six Grammy Awards and hundreds of sold out shows around the globe, Billy Joel has been one of the world's greatest musicians for decades. Hohner have created a fantastic tribute to one of the world's most iconic artists. The harmonica is packaged in a beautiful presentation box and holds a copy of the score for the famous intro to "Piano Man". If you are a player, collector or simply just an enthusiast, this would be a great addition to your collection.