The JP331 Rath represents John Packer’s flagship medium large bore Bb/F tenor trombone designed and manufactured in collaboration with Michael Rath, one of the UK’s leading trombone specialists. With an unparalleled level of craftsmanship, the JP331 Rath is the result of many years of development and features some exclusive components that players won’t find on other instruments. A custom designed Rath leadpipe was created especially for the JP331 Rath which gives excellent response in all registers whilst retaining support for inexperienced players. The instrument also features an ergonomic thumb lever which is easy to adjust for smaller hands. The closed-wrap design and counterweight ensure optimum balance and enable younger players to retain good posture beyond 4th position.
The JP Rath range of trombones have generated a lot of positive comments throughout the industry and are now in demand across the globe. They are characterised by a professional standard of workmanship and a high level of performance. Often compared with professional models, they compare very favourably with instrument from some of the top makers. The JP331 Rath features a medium large bore (.525″) providing players versatility whilst it’s 8″ bell gives superior sound projection. High Grade 80:20 brass is used in construction throughout.
JP331 Rath Bb/F Trombone is supplied with a JP mouthpiece and lightweight case. The case is well designed to be robust yet lightweight and to provide as much protection to your instrument as possible. It is equipped with backpack straps and a comfortable should strap as standard and also includes a small storage pocket accessible from the outside suitable for storing small accessories and sheetmusic.
All JP Instruments are covered by a comprehensive 2 year warranty against manufacturing defects. Please note this does not cover aesthetic or finish faults. For full terms & conditions visit the JP Musical Instruments website.
- Key: Bb/F
- Bore: .525″ (13.34mm) Medium Large Bore
- Bell: 8″ (203.20mm), High Grade 80:20 Brass
- Slide: High Grade 80:20 Brass
- Waterkeys: 1
- Finishes: Lacquer (JP331 Rath), Silverplate (JP331S Rath)
- Additional features: Exclusive Micharl Rath design leadpipe, closed wrap design with counterweight, Bell ring, Ergonomic thumb lever
- Supplied with: Mouthpiece, JP Pro Case