The JP332 RATH O represents John Packer's flagship open wrap Bb/F large bore tenor trombone designed and manufactured in collaboration with Michael Rath, one of the UK's leading trombone specialists.
With an unparallelled level of craftsmanship, the JP332 RATH O 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 JP332 RATH O 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 open-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 favorably with instrument from some of the top makers. The JP332 RATH O features a large bore (.547") providing players power and projection in symphonic works whilst it's 8.5" bell gives even greater sound projection that it's smaller brother, the JP331 RATH. High Grade 80:20 brass is used in construction throughout.
JP332 RATH O Bb/F Trombone is supplied with a JP mouthpiece and lightweight case. 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 sheetmusic.
Manufactured to a high quality standard as is expected with all JP Instruments, JP332 RATH O Bb/F Trombone is guaranteed for 12 months against faulty manufacturing or materials and is fully tested prior to sale.