John Packer JP272 Eb Tenor Horn

  • 102027
JP272 Tenor Horn Lacquer CUTOUT reduced




John Packer JP272 Eb Tenor Horn

Code: 102026,102027

Offering a higher specification at a competitive price, the JP272 is an ideal choice for an amateur player looking for a reliable instrument with a fantastic performance to cost ratio. This model comes recommended by Mark Armstrong (formally of Grimethorpe, Fodens and Black Dyke Band). 

Unique benefits

Constructed from a high grade 80:20 brass and featuring a one piece 8" bell, the JP272 boasts professional components normally only featured on top of the range instruments. The top sprung monel piston valves offer a smooth action and 4 water keys for easy maintenance. The JP272 is described by Mark Armstrong as "a professional standard instrument with an extremely economical price tag".

Product benefits


  • Model: JP272, JP272S
  • Key: Eb
  • Bell Size: High Grade Brass - 203.2mm (8"), One piece
  • Valves: Piston 3
  • Bore: Medium 11.65mm (0.459")
  • Water Key: Lever 4
  • Body: High grade 80:20 Brass
  • Finish: Lacquer (JP272)
  • Finish: Silver Plated (JP272S)
  • Lyre Box: Yes
  • Mouthpiece: JP 3
  • Instrument Weight: 1.72Kg (3lb 13oz)
  • Weight with case: 6.28Kg (13lb 14oz)
  • Box Dimensions: 73x32x45cm (29x13x19in)
  • Boxed weight: 7.4Kg (16lb 5oz)


John Packer JP272 review

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The instrument has been given a wave from a magic wand, free blowing with enough resistance to aid with mid-high range notation, coupled with a design that gives great tuning throughout its range. A professional standard instrument with an extremely economical price tag.

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Supplied with

The JP272 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.

Product supplied