John Packer JP122 Bb Bass Clarinet (to low Eb)

  • Student
  • Key Bb
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John Packer JP122 Bb Bass Clarinet (to low Eb)

Code: 101568

The John Packer JP122 is an ideal affordable bass Clarinet for a student looking to expand their musical repertoire in to bass sections of concert bands, orchestras or harmony clarinet repertoires. The price makes it more accessible and feasible to own a bass clarinet, which generally are more expensive and is not as frequently used in musical performances.

Our guide to buying your first clarinet will help you know what to look for and explains the different features that can be found on a clarinet.

Unique benefits

The JP122 has a resin body that ensures a lightweight instrument. Fitted with a playing spike which makes the JP122 comfortable to play. In addition is a robust silver plated keywork.

Product benefits


  • Model: JP122
  • Key: Bb to Low Eb
  • Material: Ebonite
  • Keywork: Silver Plated
  • Mechanism: Full Keywork
  • Finish: Black
  • Mouthpiece: JP6122
  • Instrument Weight: 2.72Kg (6lb)
  • Weight with case: 8.7Kg (19lb 1oz)
  • Box Dimensions: 106x33x19 cm (41.7x13x7.5 inch)



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Excellent intonation and ease to play! It sound gorgeous, rich and dark but has the bright colours in the upper register. I'm using a vandoren b50 and optimum ligature. The projection is immense and gives a huge flexibility in dynamics and intonation.

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Supplied with

The John Packer JP122 is supplied with a John Packer JP8122 Bass Clarinet Case, Playing spike, 2 fixed rings for a neck sling and a JP6122 Bass Clarinet Mouthpiece.

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Pete Long reviews the JP122 Bass Clarinet

Ever rising in popularity; Pete Long, West End pro and JP guru casts his view on the JP122 bass clarinet.

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