The JP172 is a great choice for beginners of all ages. A popular choice for student and training bands, the JP172 offers a fantastic level of performance for a student price. This model comes recommended by Mark Armstrong (formally of Grimethorpe, Fodens and Black Dyke Band).
Designed specially to aid students achieve a strong sound, the JP172 offers players a free blowing and responsive playing experience with excellent intonation. Described by Mark Armstrong as having a "great feel that promotes reassurance and stability throughout", the JP172 features monel piston valves for smooth action and 4 water keys for easy cleaning and maintenance.
The instrument has a great feel that promotes reassurance and stability throughout. The engineering of the instrument has been well thought out and has been ergonomically designed to promote good posture resulting in a free blowing instrument, ideal for the intermediate or beginner
The JP172 is supplied with a hard plastic case. Also included is a JP 3 mouthpiece, a bottle of Ultra Pure valve oil and a maintenance guide with advice to help keep your instrument in perfect order.
Elliott Milum was kind enough to take time out of his busy performing schedule to review the JP range of Tubas.Read more