Ladies and gentlemen, this little beauty you see right here is my most recent and beloved creation.
Readers of my blog will know I have dabbled in custom styling of melodicas before. Yet even whence dancing with the radioactive moon in the grace of the night, I still felt my one true love to be amiss.
I have discovered gradually over many years that my “problem” with the melodica is nothing to do with its performance, or that it is a “one handed” instrument.
Nay, for even a trumpet is a one handed instrument and besides, the performance of a melodica is purely a question of decent reed quality and adjustment.
Indeed, the base model featured here is a Hohner Superforce 37. Give the reeds a personal tweak and she will be your spouse for life.
No, my “problem” in the end all crunched down to aesthetics. How does it look and feel to hold?
Thus after experimenting a few times, I decided it was high time I actually put in some serious effort to design my own “Jepps” style.