The JP172 is a great choice for beginners of all ages. A popular choice for student and training bands, the JP172 offers a fantastic level of performance for a student price. This model comes recommended by Mark Armstrong (formally of Grimethorpe, Fodens and Black Dyke Band).
Designed specially to aid students achieve a strong sound, the JP172 offers players a free blowing and responsive playing experience with excellent intonation. Described by Mark Armstrong as having a "great feel that promotes reassurance and stability throughout", the JP172 features monel piston valves for smooth action and 4 water keys for easy cleaning and maintenance.
- Model: JP172, JP172S
- Key: Eb
- Bell Size: Yellow Brass - 203.2mm (8")
- Valves: Piston 3
- Bore: Medium 11.65mm (0.459")
- Water Key: Lever 4
- Body: Yellow Brass
- Finish: Lacquer (JP172)
- Finish: Silver Plated (JP172S)
- Lyre Box: Yes
- Mouthpiece: JP 3
- Instrument Weight: 1.7Kg (3lb 12oz)
- Weight with case: 5.9Kg (13lb)