Harmonica repair and modification
OPEN DOOR HARMONICAS- Custom harmonicas and repairs by harmonica tech, Burke Trieschmann. Custom diatonics in many models. Optimized & refurbished Chromatics.  Repairs for most Diatonic & Chromatic harmonicas, auxiliary reed (Sub 30's), and other specialty harmonicas. or ph: 510 409 8126

Dennis Fischette: Phone # 908 230 5171 or Diatonic Harp Repair, Setup: Used and New harps and Customizing.

Gary Lehmann - 858-254-9389 Repairs and tunes all brands.

Steve Malerbi - Harmonica Service - Chromatic, Orchestral harmonica repairs, tuning, and custom work. Hohner, Suzuki, Seydel, Hering, Huang, Tombo.

Michael Easton Fathead Musical Instruments.  Chromatic repair.

Kevin Baker: Chromatic repair and customizer. Contact info or Facebook.

Mike Peace - His primary business is Hohner Diatonic repair. He keeps a stock of reeds, combs, and covers for the sp20's,marine bands,and crossover harps. Basic charge for cleaning, reed replacement, tuning and gapping is $15. Other services such as special tunings , embossing, and customizing are available. He will be doing chromatics in the future.

Route 66 Custom Harmonicas 10804 East 7th Street Tulsa, OK 74128 (918)-527-2474

Mark Prados Repairs and tuning. Reed replacement. RIP Harp guru. Thank you for your service and friendship.

George Miklas harmonica repair and more. Harmonica Mastering Tools. Learn the scoop on harmonicas, gear, and playing blues harp from a professional player and instructor. 

And here is the link to Richard's free course (the url says ultimate beginner but the course is now named "The Ultimate Foundation Harmonica Course" and although it is aimed primarily at beginners, there is something in it for all levels...


Harp Tech:  Paul Leasum

Jon Harl - RIP, one of the best

Greg Jones - Seydel Personal service and customizer

Custom work
Andrew Zajac's Custom Harmonicas

Richard Sleigh Harmonica Mastering Tools. Learn the scoop on harmonicas, gear, and playing blues harp from a professional player and instructor.

Joe Spiers offers custom harmonicas in 4 stages, to meet the needs of players with different styles and budgets. From traditional blues to modern jazz with overblows, there's a model for you. Visit You won't be disappointed.

Burke Trieschmann

Richard Hunter Patch Sets

INFO ON TUNINGS and more: See Pat's site.

Excellent site from Joe Filisko.  

Local San Diego lessons:
Interested to learn to play, have fun, and jam? Check out The San Diego Harmonica Club.

San Diego Harmonica Lessons. Paul Leasum

Harmonica lessons: Harmonica John Frazier contact John 619-709-2217

Harmonica lessons in North County San Diego Joe Doyle

Harmonica lessons in Encinitas Jerry Michelsen 760-943-8684

Jim Vevaina 858-524-1055 Local San Diego Harmonica teacher.

Online lessons:

David Barrett

David Barrett

is the world's most published author of blues harmonica education material, a leading clinician and Grammy nominated recording artist. With over 3,000 lesson videos, lesson plans for all skill level players, downloadable mp3's and pdf's, along with forum experts and contributors, is THE place to learn blues harmonica!

Randy Weinstein 

My name is Randy Weinstein. I can teach both diatonic blues/rudiments or chromatic jazz.

some links:

instruction: ( slow blues in E on chromatic harmonica)

I am reachable at this email for live lessons in New York or zoom from wherever.


Tad Dreis @
Full time private music teacher for over 20 years

with 14 years experience teaching harmonica
internationally via webcam. I love helping beginners make
music on the harmonica, and working with experienced
players who want to bend in tune, add overblows, learn music
theory, and play music in a variety of styles.


Self paced step by step instruction for total beginners.: or Up since 2008, Harmonica Academy provides detailed online lessons. Audio players and backing tracks underpin the lessons, which provide a step by step path from novice up to advanced levels.

Michael Rubin Diatonic and Chromatic lessons available.


Looking for a fantastic teacher in the Seattle WA area? Check out Grant Dermody. He is also available to teach online.

Clint 612-721-6579 I’ve been teaching both diatonic and chromatic for 40 years, both in person and online and I used to teach in Mpls through a number of schools. Now I’m in Pittsburgh and work independently as an instructor.

Combs and tools:

One of the best in the business. Andrew Zajac's Custom Harmonicas, Combs, and Tools Andrew is a master comb builder. He has also designed some amazing harmonica tools. He has allowed us to carry his goods in the USA. Check out his site. Full of great info. Harmonica Mastering Tools. Learn the scoop on harmonicas, gear, and playing blues harp from a professional player and instructor.

More great resources:

Looking for guitar or harmonica pickups? Check out Best in the business!

Highest quality Harmonica AMPS You will always find high quality customer service at HarpGear

San Diego, meet Planet of The Amps your Full Service Vintage Tube Experts. Repair, Restoration and Modification of all tube amplifiers. Kevin also builds amazing affordable custom amps. For professional Service and Speedy Turn around Call Kevin (619) 890-7495 or e-mail Kevin is a great guy with tons of Tube amp knowledge

Recording and Mixing Services: Local San Diego musicians. Looking for quality studio time at an affordable rate? Check out my son John Hobdy. Email John at or contact John direct 858-717-7536 A cool harmonica related website

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