There are many features on the JP Bb Tenor Saxophone JP042 that are present on more professional models, a fully ribbed construction and double spine on B & C keys provides additional strength.
An underslung octave mechanism also improves instrument reliability whilst blue steel springs are rust resistant with better tension memory.
Italian leather pads create a great seal that translates into a fuller sound that is more responsive which lasts longer than conventional pads.
Resonator pads also improves projection and gives the tone more depth. The instrument also features High F# and Front F keys and a floating plate design for the little finger (left hand) cluster, this aids faster movement once players have become more proficient.
An adjustable thumb rest allows a more natural and comfortable hand position to be achieved. A sling ring also provides the opportunity to make the instrument even lighter with the use of the provided sling or harness.
The appearance of the JP042 has been enhanced with engraving, abalone pearls and a range of modern finishes. Includes Case, Mouthpiece, Ligature, Cap and reed. Underslung octave mechanism, blue steel springs and a high F# and front F keys. Fully ribbed construction and a double spine on B & C. Italian leather pads and resonator pads.
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