The Lee Oskar harmonicas are great for all styles of music. It is a great quality harp, perfect for playing jazz or blues songs even for beginners. It is certainly as easy to play as the Hohner and you will love it! It is slightly deeper than the Hohner, some might find it fits more comfortably. A good choice to start harmonica as a beginner, it will be worth every penny! It will also save you from a ton of frustration.