John Packer JP078 Bb Tuba (EX DEMO B)
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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Ex Demo items have been on display in our store or at an exhibition, and as a result may have minor cosmetic imperfections which do not affect the sound or playability of the instrument. Ex Demo B instruments will have had more use or maybe suffered minor damage during shipping, which has been subsequently been fixed. Any imperfections will be cosmetic and will have no detriment to the sound or playability of the instrument. All Ex demo instruments will be covered by our standard warranty however we reserve to the right to exclude any claims resulting from the ex-demo sale condition/imperfection/defect.
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 lightweight case featuring wheels, YKK zips throughout and useful side storage pocket.
- Model: JP078 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
- Lyre Box: No
- Mouthpiece: JP611