John Packer JP243 Soprano Saxophone
The JP243 is a lightweight yet high performing one piece Bb Soprano Saxophone which has surprised many with its well-made and reliable construction from high grade 80:20 brass. Intonation is excellent throughout the range with small variations limited to a very narrow range. The instrument's tone is even and well balanced, and coupled with a smooth and and well positioned action, ensuring that the JP243 achieves a high performance to cost ratio. Fingering is intuitive and comfortable enabling even small players to pick up the JP243. This is helped with the inclusion of a floating plate design for little finger (Left Hand) cluster, aiding faster movement.
The JP243 Bb Soprano Saxophone features a variety of components usually reserved for instrument many times it's price include abalone pearl keys, blue steel springs and Italian leather resonator pads. An adjustable thumb rest and back stop is also featured as standard. A full soprano range is achieved through the inclusion of front F, high F# and high G keys.
The JP243 is supplied with everything that is needed to get a new player started including a JP Mouthpiece, lightweight case and starter accessory pack including mouthpiece cap, ligature and JP reed. 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 a comfortable should strap as standard and also includes a small storage pocket accessible from the outside suitable for storing small accessories and sheet music.
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
- Body: High grade 80:20 brass
- Keywork: Floating plate design for little finger (left hand) cluster, Abalone pearl keys, Blue steel springs, Italian leather resonator pads, Front F, High F# & High G keys
- Bell: High grade 80:20 brass
- Finishes: Lacquer
- Additional features: Adjustable thumb rest, adjustable back stops
- Supplied with: JP Mouthpiece, Lightweight case, Mouthpiece cap, Ligature, JP Reed