Also known as a French harp or mouth organ, the Harmonica is a free reed wind instrument used worldwide in many musical genres, notably in blues, American folk music, classical music, jazz, country, and rock. With a wide range of Harmonicas available here at PMT, we stock everything from beginner to professional level models.

Black migrant workers use of the Harmonica in '50s Blues spread all over America, and subsequently worldwide. Bob Dylan and bands such as Led Zeppelin took influence from 1950s blues and embraced the Harmonica as the alternative solo instrument to the guitar. Other notable appearances of the harmonica include Pop legend Stevie Wonder's solo 'Isn't She Lovely'. Made from a simple comb-like body and mouthpiece, the harmonica is the Rock and Country musician's secret weapon.


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  • Which harmonica is best for beginners?

    A diatonic harmonica's simplicity makes it a great choice for the beginner. Most harmonica teachers recommend starting out with a 10-hole diatonic harmonica tuned to the key of C.
  • Is harmonica difficult to learn?

    Compared to other wind instruments, the harmonica is a relatively easy instrument to learn
  • Can you learn harmonica by yourself?

    While it may seem like it would be an easy instrument to learn how to play, but the truth is you would be better off taking some harmonica online lessons to get started.
  • Which is easier to learn harmonica or guitar?

    When it comes down to it, harmonica vs guitar difficulty are about the same. Breathing is going to be more difficult for harmonica because it's a wind instrument but fingers and dexterity are going to be more difficult with guitar because of the strings.
  • Can I wash my harmonica?

    This process should be part of your regular routine of instrument cleaning, as it's simple and quick, and will help to limit saliva buildup in the harp. Rinse the harmonica with lukewarm water then tap dry.