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Deak's Mississippi Saxophones & Blues Emporium

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13 3rd St, Clarksdale, MS 38614-4207
+1 217-218-2194
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Cool Owner!

We were visiting the town of Clarksdale doing the Delta Blues road trip. We popped into this shop... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2017
Annie A
,
Costa Mesa, California
via mobile
Mississippi Saxophones

Just happened to drive by and saw the word harmonic in the window. Talked to Desk and ended up... read more

Reviewed May 24, 2017
Gary S
,
Decatur, Illinois
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13 3rd St, Clarksdale, MS 38614-4207
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+1 217-218-2194
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Reviewed October 30, 2017 via mobile

We were visiting the town of Clarksdale doing the Delta Blues road trip. We popped into this shop and were welcomed by the owner Deak Harp. He gave us his back story and found out that he has toured all over the world. He has...More

2  Thank Annie A
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Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

Just happened to drive by and saw the word harmonic in the window. Talked to Desk and ended up buying custom harmonica from him. Expensive but plays so much better than a stock harmonica.

Thank Gary S
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Reviewed May 21, 2017 via mobile

So very friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Played us a sample of his music, autographed an album for me, had the Ozzy Hohner harmonica, which I had to purchase. Great stop, even if just to say hi!!! Thanks for the hospitality!!

Thank Jessica J
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Reviewed May 11, 2017 via mobile

We saw Deak's shop on Ozzy and Jack's World Detour... Deak is a great guy and has some awesome stuff in his shop...we bought a CD and he signed it for us..great little town to visit.

Thank Tellingitlikeitis4u
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Reviewed January 8, 2017

Wonderful little place and Deak is a lovely guy - and really really talented. We were just driving by on a quiet afternoon and Deak was playing great blues harp and guitar outside his front door. Clarksdale was as quiet as a mouse, except for...More

Thank QSMPEK
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Reviewed November 10, 2016

This is one of the coolest shops in Clarksdale! The owner was in the shop when I visited. He was repairing a harmonica, and he was happy to work, chat, and play music with his customers. It's a tiny little shop in downtown Clarksdale. Often,...More

Thank Carla M
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Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

We meet Deek out side ground zero on a Friday night about 8-30pm and got talking about he's shop in town. On Saturday afternoon we were driving around looking for he's shop and there he was standing on the corner out side of he's shop,we...More

2  Thank Greg K
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Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

We were just walking along when we saw a gentleman playing his guitar in front of this place. It happened to be Deak himself. He invited us in, gave us the run down on his craft, showed us a picture of Ozzy and Jack Osborn...More

1  Thank Jeffrey D
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Reviewed March 23, 2016

There is something special about a good harmonica player - makes the music even better - can't play myself but did enjoy listening to a master

1  Thank RonWamberal
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Reviewed January 20, 2016

Deak has been playing the blues for decades. He also makes custom harmonicas which are second to none. On top of that he is a real nice guy. I hang our there every year during the Juke Joint Festival in Clarksdale......you never know who you...More

1  Thank pmarcons
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