Hohner Hard Bopper - Toots Thielemans





Chromatic harmonica HARD BOPPER - TOOTS THIELEMANS for contemporary music

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Toots Hard Bopper

Feel best in that little space between a smile and a tear.

The grand old man of harmonica jazz Jean Thielemans is one of the most widely recorded artists on the chromatic harmonica. He has also composed numerous pieces for the instrument. Conceived as an homage to the elder statesman of harmonica jazz and designed in close cooperation with the master himself the two models of this series reflect the musical demands of the discerning jazz chromonica player.



- Pearwood comb optimized for improved response in the upper register

- 48 Classic chromonica reeds

- New reed plate mensur and reed profiles for better response and longer reed life

- 1.2 mm chrome plated brass reed plates

- Short slide action

- Chrome plated brass covers with Toots signature embossing. Hard shell case

- With serial number!

- Available in C-major

- Bright powerful sound

- Made in Germany



item name Toots Hard Bopper
type chromatic
Key C
tuning chromatic
Number of holes 12
Reeds 48 brass
Cover surface stainless steel
Reed plates 12 mm brass
Reed plate surface nickel
Mouthpiece surface chrome
Slide construction straight
Comb pearwood brown
Length 155 cm
Tuning chart
Blow C4 E4 G4 C5 C5 E5 G5 C6 C6 E6 G6 C7
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Slide Out
Draw D4 F4 A4 B(H)4 D5 F5 A5 B(H)5 D6 F6 A6 B(H)6
Blow Db4 F4 Ab4 Db5 Db5 F5 Ab5 Db6 Db6 F6 Ab6 Db7
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Slide In
Draw Eb4 F#4 Bb4 C5 Eb5 F#5 Bb5 C6 Eb6 F#6 Bb6 D7

Excellent top notch
william m. on 07/16/2018 Giving chromatic harp a try for the first time
Great harp!
Robert C. on 12/05/2017 I love this chromatic, and your service and timely delivery was very much appreciated.
Toots Thielemans Bebop harp !
Sandeep J. on 07/18/2016 If you love Toots that's the harmonica to get. Signature model nice finish sounds great out of the box. I love it for bebop tunes like the master used to play on his first records.

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