The JP031 Bb Trombone is John Packer Ltd's entry level medium bore Bb trombone perfect for beginners and students. The instrument's medium bore offers versatility with little resistance and its 8" bell gives players great sound projection.
Our guide to buying your first trombone will help you know what to look for and explains the different features that can be found on a trombone.
The JP031 features a bell ring for added strength and for extra resonance, along with a yellow brass slide and tuning slide. A lovely lightweight instrument, perfect for the education system and inexpensive.
One of my pupils has just purchased this instrument and I thought it was excellent value for money. I was particularly impressed by the quality of the slide which was very good. I feel the mouthpiece that the instrument is supplied with is too small and something like a Sonata/Denis Wick 9BS would make the lower register much rounder.
The JP031 Bb Trombone is supplied with a JP606 mouthpiece and lightweight case. The case is well designed and attractively styled with eye catching colours and a reflective safety strap and ergonomic carry handle. The case also includes a small external storage pocket enabling players to store small accessories and sheet music with their instrument.
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