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John Packer JP042 Bb Tenor Saxaphone

O'Malley Musical Instruments
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Product Description

Price level: Step up Performance guide level: Step up/professional

Key: Bb

Features: Benefits:

  • Floating plate design for little finger (LH) cluster Aids fast movement
  • Full ribbed construction For strength, durability and extra resonance
  • 'Abalone' pearls To enhance appearance
  • Italian leather pads More waterproof so more reliable
  • Blue steel springs Rust resistant with better tension memory
  • Double spine on B & C For strength and reliability
  • Resonator pads For enhanced projection and tonal depth
  • Adjustable thumb rest Increases playing comfort
  • Adjustable back stops For easier adjustment and faster servicing
  • G#/Bb & F/F# independent adjustment Adds strength and rigidness and reliability
  • Lyre box For marching
  • Mechanism includes: Front F, High F#

Accessories: High quality shaped lightweight case with backpack straps and shoulder strap, JP5C mouthpiece

Variations: JP042G – Gold lacquer

JP042S - Silverplate

JP042R - Rose brass body

JP042B – Black nickel body gold lacquer keywork

JP042BS – Black nickel body, silverplated keywork

JP042V - Vintage finish

JP042SA – Antique finish

Benefits for Customer:

  • Very resonant and responsive due to professional design
  • Accurate tuning
  • Reliable
  • Inexpensive
  • Complete package
  • Professional spec
  • Association with professional players who use this model
  • High performance:cost ratio
  • Choice of finish to suit all requirements/tastes

Applications and Characteristics:

This instrument has found a place both as a student model (where it is widely used in schools) and also in professional environments. Many professional players are using these everyday in live and studio performances. It is supplied with a 'student friendly' mouthpiece and responds well to the addition of a professional mouthpiece which will substantially increase its performance capacity.

As played by: Tony Coe – recording artist and session player & Seal's Horn section – European tours 2009 & 2010

Weight and Dimensions: 9kg86x24x34cms (single)