The JP138 is the perfect instrument for beginners and students who either have smaller hands or are slightly shorter, with the instrument featuring a shorter slide design. It is also an ideal instrument for more experienced players who are in situations without much space.
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 JP138 is John Packer's rotary valve Bb/C trombone featuring a short slide design enabling younger players to achieve the whole range of notes via its ascending C rotary valve. This helps players with smaller hands to achieve the 6th an 7th slide positions of a regular Bb trombone. The JP138 also features an ergonomic thumb rest/trigger helping players to get acquainted with holding and playing a trombone.
Bought one last year, for my 7 year old son. Really good tbone, punchy, easy to play, not tiny sound like the yamaha 350c my other boy used to play at the same age. Many other parents & teachers interested in that jp138 model, outstanding ratio quality/price.
The JP138 Bb/C Trombone is supplied with a JP601 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.