John Packer JP331 Rath Bb/F Tenor Trombone
The JP331 Rath represents John Packer's flagship medium large bore Bb/F tenor trombone designed and manufactured in collaboration with Michael Rath, one of the UK's leading trombone specialists.
The JP331 Rath Trombone has a lovely broad sound, developed in collaboration with UK trombone guru Michael Rath. This JP Rath design combines the simplicity of a single in-line rotary valve with a modern open wrap style.
The development of the JP331 Rath saw the instrument finely balanced to ensure an excellent playing experience for musicians of all levels.
The JP331 Rath represents John Packer's flagship medium large bore Bb/F tenor trombone designed and manufactured in collaboration with Michael Rath, one of the UK's leading trombone specialists. With an unparalleled level of craftsmanship, the JP331 Rath is the result of many years of development and features some exclusive components that players won't find on other instruments. A custom designed Rath leadpipe was created especially for the JP331 Rath which gives excellent response in all registers whilst retaining support for inexperienced players. The instrument also features an ergonomic thumb lever which is easy to adjust for smaller hands. The closed-wrap design and counterweight ensure optimum balance and enable younger players to retain good posture beyond 4th position.
The JP Rath range of trombones have generated a lot of positive comments throughout the industry and are now in demand across the globe. They are characterised by a professional standard of workmanship and a high level of performance. Often compared with professional models, they compare very favourably with instrument from some of the top makers. The JP331 Rath features a medium large bore (.525) providing players versatility whilst it's 8" bell gives superior sound projection. High Grade 80:20 brass is used in construction throughout.
The JP331 Rath Bb/F Trombone is supplied with a JP mouthpiece, lightweight case and Ultra-Pure Maintenance pack. The case is well designed to be robust yet lightweight and to provide as much protection to your instrument as possible. It is equipped with backpack straps and a comfortable should strap as standard and also includes a small storage pocket accessible from the outside suitable for storing small accessories and sheet music.
- Key: Bb/F
- Metal/Bell Size: High Grade Brass 203.2mm (8")
- Valve Type & No#: Rotary Valve 1
- Bore: Medium Large 13.34mm (.525")
- Water Key Type & No#: Lever 1
- Included Accessories: Ultra-Pure Maintenance Pack
- Lyre Box: No
- Mouthpiece: JP606
- Leadpipe: MIchael Rath Leadpipe
- Level: Mid-Range