Lee Oskar

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The Lee Oskar Major Diatonic harmonica delivers a bold, articulate tone suited for blues, rock, country, folk and jazz. Renowned musician Lee Oskar designed these harmonicas to his exacting standards, incorporating innovative techniques and materials. The result is an exceptionally responsive, airtight harmonica that's ideal for single note leads and chordal accompaniment. Lee Oskar offers a wide range of harmonicas to suit any player's needs.

Precision Engineered for Unparalleled Playability

At the heart of the Lee Oskar Major Diatonic harmonica is a smooth plastic comb that won't swell or warp. This provides a comfortable playing surface and consistent tone over time. The reed plates feature wide chambers and narrow dividers for rapid response and full chord voicings. A recessed reed bed and stainless steel cover plates enhance projection for a big, bold sound. Equal tuning by octaves also gives these harmonicas excellent intonation for melodic playing.

Modular Design for Easy Maintenance

Lee Oskar harmonicas use a modular design, with the reed plates secured to the comb using just three screws. This makes it simple to replace reed plates or cover plates as needed to keep your harmonica in top playing condition. Replacement parts are available for the entire Lee Oskar harmonica line, so you can refurbish your favorite harps and keep them sounding their best.

Clearly Marked for Intuitive Playing

To aid players on stage or in dimly lit settings, each Lee Oskar Major Diatonic harmonica is clearly marked with its position and key in bright white text on both ends. The key is also prominently displayed on the harmonica's box, which is color coded by series for easy identification. These thoughtful touches make it simple to find the right harp quickly when you need it.

Designed by a Master of the Instrument

Lee Oskar is renowned for lending his signature harmonica sound to many hit songs as a member of the band War. His innovative harp designs grew out of years of experience as a touring musician frustrated by the lack of quality and consistency in other harmonicas.

Lee Oskar Major Diatonic Harmonica Low E

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  • Airtight
  • Easier second-position bending
  • All key components are replaceable
  • Durable and longer-lasting than other harps

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