The Hohner Marine Band Thunderbird is named after a a song performed by Little Walter, which is fronted by Kim Wilson, a renowned harmonica player. This model also includes cover plates designed by Joe Filsko, who is well known for his customized harmonicas. The lower cover is specifically designed to keep the reeds from rattling. The laminated bamboo comb and high-quality construction give this harp a tone and volume that are both fantastic. If you are a serious musician who wants to belt out a tune, the Thunderbird might be perfect for you, but novices shouldn't bother with this harp, since it's a little pricey.