SMI Radio Ep. 28 On Demand: harmonica legend Lee Oskar (WAR / The Lowrider Band)

I had a great time talking with harmonica virtuoso and legend, Lee Oskar (WAR, The Lowrider Band). We spoke about his upcoming gig at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley in Seattle, August 2nd and 3rd. In addition, we also talked about  his music, his paintings and his harmonica company, Lee Oskar Harmonicas. 

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To find out more about Lee, his music, his art and his harmonica business please visit: In addition, you can visit Lee on Facebook. 


Not only is he a multi-media journalist, he is also an accomplished musician. He is the founder of SMI and drives the creative look, feel and branding for the publication. His years of writing, arranging, and performing live music in a variety of genres inform his ability to communicate the message and the mechanics of music. Roth’s work on SMI reflects his philosophy that music is the universal language, and builds community. He believes it has the power to unite people of every race, religion, gender, and persuasion.