This excellent instrument is designed with the beginner in mind but capable of a high standard of play. Musically versatile, it has good tonal and dynamic characteristics and is supplied with a backpack style case and JP mouthpiece. High F#. Stunning performance level.
Although capable of a very high standard of play, these instruments are priced to be attractive in the starter player market. The mouthpiece that is supplied is fine to get a novice started, but an upgrade mouthpiece will allow the instrument to reach it's full potential. The Yamaha range of mouthpieces are a cost effective option and will offer a good improvement. A mid range or professional mouthpiece will lift the performance to the highest levels.
The JP042 Bb Alto Saxophone is supplied with a variety of accessories to help players get started. An attractive lightweight case is included as standard and includes backpack straps as well as a shoulder strap for comfort. The instrument also includes a JP5C Mouthpiece and suitable sling to aid comfort and to increase playing time.
Manufactured to a high quality standard as is expected with all JP Instruments, The JP042 Bb Tenor Saxophone is guaranteed for 12 months against faulty manufacturing or materials and is fully tested prior to sale.
- Floating plate design for little finger (LH) cluster - Aids faster 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 - Increasing player 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: High F#, Front F