The JP331 Rath is John Packer's flagship medium-large bore Bb/F tenor trombone, crafted in collaboration with Michael Rath, a leading UK trombone specialist. This instrument boasts an exceptional level of craftsmanship and incorporates exclusive components not found on other trombones.
The custom-designed Rath leadpipe on the JP331 contributes to excellent response across all registers, offering support for players of varying experience levels. Additionally, the trombone features an ergonomic thumb lever that is easily adjustable for smaller hands. The closed-wrap design and counterweight ensure optimal balance, allowing younger players to maintain good posture beyond the 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:
Michael Rath designed leadpipe
- Medium large bore (.525") providing players versatility
- 8" bell gives superior sound projection
- High Grade 80:20 brass is used in construction throughout
- Model: JP331 Rath, JP331S Rath
- Key: Bb/F
- Bell Size: High Grade Brass 203.2mm (8”)
- Valves: 1 Rotary
- Bore: Medium Large 13.34mm (.525”)
- Water Keys: 2
- Body: High Grade Brass
- Finish: Lacquer (JP331), Silver Plate (JP331S)
- Lyre Box: No
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.
JP331 Rath Bb/F Trombone is supplied with a JP mouthpiece, lightweight case and Ultra-Pure Maintenance pack. 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 sheet music.
All JP instruments are covered by a 2 year warranty. For more details visit our Warranty Page.