Ergonomically designed mouthpiece, precise and smooth slide mechanism, and ABS comb
Phosphor bronze reed plates
The Suzuki SCX Chromatix Harmonica surely qualifies as one of the most luxurious harmonicas you can buy. Gorgeous to look at, substantial to hold, and a pleasure to play, the Chromatix harmonica is are comfortable and completely airtight. Suzuki designed the Chromatix Series harps especially for professionals, and they"re individually hand-constructed by skilled workers. You"ll appreciate the Chromatix harmonica"s Ergonomically designed mouthpiece, precise and smooth slide mechanism, and ABS comb. Other pro-level appointments include: Phosphor bronze reed plates and Chrome-plated covers. Exquisite attention to detail makes Suzuki Chromatix among the most airtight chromatic harps ever produced by a major manufacturer. Play one once to hear and feel the difference. Their smooth tone production and quick response will take your playing level far ahead of what you thought possible. Each Chromatix harmonica is packed by Suzuki in its own deluxe, soft-lined case.
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This is THE BEST harmonica buy on Amazon!( I'm not saying that simply for the quality of the harmonica itself, because there are MANY amazing harmonicas made by other companies.) This instrument looked ASTONISHING out of the box. It peaks your professional playing level for sure. BUT WARNING TO THOSE WHO MIGHT BE MAKING THIS YOUR FIRST PRO-GRADE CHROMATIC HARP (As I did) When you take it out of the case and start to play it, and notice that a select few holes(primarily in the low and upper region) are not producing a clear tone, ABSOLUTELY DO NOT think that it's the harmonica. IT IS YOU (not to be insulting). Suzuki, in the info page that they give you about maintenance and such, CLEARLY state that you will most likely have problems at first in these regions producing clear and smooth notes and that it is normal. Certain reeds are sensitive to the amount of air pressure applied and will not produce a precise sound without PRECISE breath control. Not to discourage any new comers to the...
I play 2 hours a day, have extensive classical training, write harmonica books, and review harmonicas.
I purchased my Suzuki SCX 64 at Rockin Rons in San Diego, he always does a great job.
A great site for help on technique is MASTERSOFHARMONICA.COM, they have alot of free videos on basic technique like how to play a single note, and breath control. I host the site.
I am pleased to say that to my mind...the SCX is the best value on the market today in its price range....I've paid lots more for other models, but dollar for dollar, this is a great buy.
I've customized mine a bit, which I'll explain later in this article.
First, the basics: The Suzuki SCX 64 is a 4-octave chromatic harmonica (chromatic signifying it has all sharps and flats) taking you from C3 (one octave below middle C) to D7. So it's 4 octaves, plus C# and D from the next octave (7).
The phosphor-bronze reeds are essentially problem-free, (which I'm...
I have owned Hohner, Hering, and Huang Harmonicas. The Suzuki is far better than any of those. Great mouthpiece and super smooth slide action
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