John Packer JP078 Bb Tuba
At only 33" high, the JP078 is surprisingly small for a tuba being easily comparable to a euphonium in size, however despite is smaller form factor it still performs well in line with other much more expensive (and larger) models.More details
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The JP078 Bb Tuba provides a well-constructed entry level student instrument for beginners and more accomplished players at an attractive price/performance balance.
This instrument clearly has a place in the education system and with training bands and works well not only as a student model but also for the more ‘mature’ player looking for a lightweight tuba.
You will find its performance is comparable with that of the more expensive Yamaha mini tuba.
Our guide A guide to buying your first tuba will help you know what to look for and explains the many features found on a tuba.
At only 33" high, the JP078 is surprisingly small for a tuba being easily comparable to a euphonium in size, however despite is smaller form factor it still performs well in line with other much more expensive (and larger) models.
- Compact 14" bell
- 4 water keys
- Reinforced bell ring
The instrument boasts all the expected components that one would expect from larger models
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 JP078 Bb Tuba is supplied with an entry level John Packer JP611 4AL Tuba Mouthpiece and a high quality hard case featuring wheels.
- Model: JP078 MKII, JP078S MKII
- Key: Bb
- Bell Size: Yellow Brass Bell 355.6mm (14”)
- Valves: 3 Piston Valves
- Bore: Large 16.78mm (.661”)
- Water Keys: 4
- Body: Brass
- Finish: Lacquer (JP078), Silver Plate(JP078)
- Lyre Box: No
- Mouthpiece: JP611