The Hohner CX-12 chromatic harmonica is popular for it’s smooth ballad-like sound, easy action, good volume, and ease of disassembly for cleaning and repair. It as a revolutionary design which incorporates the mouthpiece and cover plates into one black plastic shell covering the plastic comb and quality reed plates.
It has 12 holes, 3 complete octaves, and is great for beginners.
The Hohner CX-12 chromatic harmonica is easier to bend notes on, and facilitates some extended techniques with less trouble than other harmonicas.
The C Tenor version of the Hohner CX 12 is tuned 1 octave lower than a standard model making the low C blow note the same as on any 16 hole harmonica.
It is available in the keys of Tenor C, D, Eb, E, F, G, A, Bb, B & C.
Replacement reed plates are available.
The Hohner CX12, one of the world’s most innovative chromatic harmonicas, presented by harmonica top stars Steven De bruyn, Bill Barrett, Tollak Ollestad, Alex Rossi and Marko Jovanovic.