Known worldwide for innovation and consistent excellence in harmonica making, Lee Oskar Harmonicas was founded in 1983 by harmonica virtuoso Lee Oskar, in collaboration with Tombo Manufacturing of Japan, a multi-generational harmonica manufacturer known for excellence since 1917.
Globally recognized for superior craftsmanship and meticulous attention to detail, Lee Oskar Harmonicas pioneered an interchangeable system of reed plates, combs and cover plates that has become the industry’s gold standard. The Lee Oskar Harmonicas product line features a variety of harmonicas and accessories. Lee Oskar Harmonicas are available in various keys with Standard and Altered tunings, which allow musicians to play a wide range of musical genres and styles, including the most common forms, such as: Blues, Folk, Rock, R&B and Country (using the Major Diatonic, the standard harmonica tuning), and other genres, such as: Hip Hop, Reggae, Ska, Latin, Gypsy, Yiddish, minor Blues, Eastern European, Asian, and many other types of music (using Altered tunings such as the Melody Maker, Harmonic Minor and Natural Minor).
Lee Oskar Harmonicas also offers interchangeable/replaceable parts, harmonica holders (neck racks), carrying cases, and easy-to-follow instructional booklets, supported by online educational resources for musicians representing all levels, styles and genres.