“The Suzuki ‘Sirius’ combines excellent sound production and elegant design which will impress both audience and players alike. Suzuki have used their vast experience and know-how to create the ‘Fabulous’ series, which in turn lead to the creation of the ‘Sirius’. Every detail about the design of the ‘Sirius’ has been carefully researched, resulting in a new standard of Chromatic Harmonica. This unique model allows the player to perform a wider range of playing expressions.” – Suzuki
Dave Gage Thoughts: A very fine, high quality chromatic harmonica from Suzuki and a definite step up from the Suzuki Chromatix line. This 16-hole model (4 octaves) is the same type model and size that Stevie Wonder has always used in his music. The hole alignment for this model is called “Cross Alignment” vs. the older style “Straight Alignment”. Either alignment style works fine, it’s really what you get used to.
The body (also called the comb), is made of heavy duty ABS plastic so there is never a worry of the comb cracking as the older pear wood chromatic combs tended to do after time.