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John Packer JP231 Rath Trombone

Original price £618.00 - Original price £700.00
Original price
£618.00 - £700.00
Current price £618.00

The JP231 Rath Bb Tenor Trombone is the collaborative result of Michael Rath's famed craftsmanship and John Packer's respected range of brass and woodwind. The JP Rath trombones have generated a lot of positive comments and are now in demand across the globe. They are characterised by a professional standard of workmanship and a very high level of performance. Often compared with professional models, the JP231 Rath competes extremely well against more expensive instruments from top makers. The JP231 Rath and JP Rath range as a whole benefit from exactly the same manufacturing processes to slide and bell as Michael Rath's own handmade instruments ensuring customers a truly spectacular result.

The JP231 Rath features a unique and exclusively designed Michael Rath leadpipe and is created from high grade 80:20 brass throughout. An 8" bell and .525" medium large bore is included as standard giving players great projection and superior articulation throughout the range. A truly spectacular tenor trombone.

The JP231 Rath Bb Tenor Trombone is supplied with a JP606 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
  • Bore: Medium large .525" (13.34mm)
  • Bell: 8", High Grade 80:20 Brass
  • Slide: High Grade 80:20 Brass
  • Finishes: Lacquer (JP231 Rath), Silverplate (JP231S Rath), Satin (JP231SA Rath), Black Lacquer (JP231B Rath), Antique (JP231A Rath), Frosted Gold (JP231FG Rath)
  • Additional features: Exclusive Michael Rath designed leadpipe
  • Supplied with: Mouthpiece, JP Pro Case