John Packer JP041 Saxophone - Alto
You may be a student looking for their first Sax, or a player looking for a competitively priced instrument that competes on features and build, but has a price tag that is more attractive than the heavily marketed brands out there.
John Packer may have the answer....
The JP041 Eb alto saxophone is ideal for you beginners or players wanting to source your own instrument at an affordable price. This saxophone is designed to take the player through the lower grades and provide an introduction into saxophone playing.
Why John Packer?
✓ UK DESIGNED
✓ QUEEN'S AWARD WINNERS
✓ EXCEPTIONAL VALUE
✓ LARGEST SUPPLIER OF STUDENT BRASS & WOODWIND INSTRUMENTS IN THE UK
✓OVER 40 YEARS EXPERIENCE
Over 250,000 JP instruments sold globally in over 50 countries - they’re doing something right. . .
There are many features on the JP041 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 and durability. 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 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 a provided sling or harness.
- Model: JP041
- Key: Eb
- Material: Brass
- Keywork: Gold Lacquer
- Mechanism: Full Keywork
- Finish: Lacquer
- Mouthpiece: JP
- Lyre Box: Yes
- Instrument Weight: 2.52Kg (5lb 9oz)
- Weight with case: 4.8Kg (10lb 10oz)
- Box Dimensions: 66.5x22x33cm (26x9x13in)
- Boxed weight: 5.44Kg (12lb)
The JP041 is supplied in a pocketed case which can facilitate either a shoulder strap or backpack straps for ease of transportation along with a JP mouthpiece, cap, ligature, basic sling and reed.