John Packer JP379BB Sterling BBb Rotary Tuba
Created in collaboration with Paul Riggett of Sterling Brass, the JP379 represents a fusion of professional level Sterling components and design with the affordability and durability normally associated with the JP brand.
The JP379BB is a fantastic quality instrument suitable for you as a professional player who is looking for a large bore Contrabass tuba to play in orchestras. The tuba would also fit in well in concert bands and wind bands if the tuba part was for a larger instrument.
The JP379 Sterling BB Tuba represents John Packer Ltd's flagship 4 inline rotary valve BB Tuba. Created in collaboration with Paul Riggett of Sterling Brass, the JP379 represents a fusion of professional level Sterling components and design with the affordability and durability normally associated with the JP brand.
- Constructed from high grade 80:20 brass
- Sterling designed leadpipe
- 4 in-line rotary valves
- Full 4/4 size standing at a height of 41.7” (106cm)
- Bore of .768" (19.5mm)
- Bell size of 17.7" (45cm)
- Features carriage rings and a lyre box
All JP Instruments are covered by a comprehensive 2 year warranty against manufacturing defects. Please note this does not cover aesthetic or finish faults. For full terms & conditions visit the JP Musical Instruments website.
The JP379BB is supplied with a mouthpiece and comes with a lightweight case. The case includes hard wheels and an ergonomic pull strap and handle and features a large storage pocket for sheet music and small accessories. Internally, there are also several compartments for small accessories.
- Model: JP379BB Sterling, JP379SBB Sterling
- Key: BBb
- Bell Size: High Grade Brass 450mm (17.7”)
- Valves: 4 Rotary Valves
- Bore: Large 19.5mm (0.768”)
- Water Keys: 4
- Body: High Grade Brass
- Finish: Lacquer (JP379BB Sterling), Silver Plate (JP379SBB Sterling)