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John Packer JP138 Bb/C Trombone

Code: 102316

This rotary valve JP138 Bb/C trombone features a short slide design enabling younger players to achieve the whole range of notes via its ascending C rotary valve.

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Our price £633.77 exc. VAT

RRP: £913.00

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Product details

Suitable for

The JP138 is the perfect instrument for you if you are a young or petite beginner or student due to the instrument featuring a shorter slide design.

It is also an ideal instrument for more experienced players who are in situations without much space.

Our guide to buying your first trombone will help you know what to look for and explains the many features found on a trombone.

Unique benefits

The JP138 is John Packer's rotary valve Bb/C trombone featuring:


  • Short slide design enabling younger players to achieve the whole range of notes via its ascending C rotary valve
  • Helps players with smaller hands to achieve the 6th an 7th slide positions of a regular Bb trombone
  • Ergonomic thumb rest/trigger helping players to get acquainted with holding and playing a trombone


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.‚Äč

Supplied with

The JP138 Bb/C Trombone is supplied with a JP601 mouthpiece and lightweight case. The case is well designed and attractively styled with eye catching colours and a reflective safety strap and ergonomic carry handle. The case also includes a small external storage pocket enabling players to store small accessories and sheet music with their instrument.


  • Model: JP138
  • Key: Bb/C
  • Bell Size: Yellow Brass 203mm (8”)
  • Valves: 1 Rotary Valve
  • Bore: Dual Bore 12.7/13.3mm (.500”/.525”)
  • Water Keys: 1
  • Body: Yellow Brass
  • Finish: Lacquer
  • Lyre Box: No
  • Mouthpiece: JP601
Customer Reviews

1 Review

  • Best choice for kid

    By: ,

    Bought one last year, for my 7 year old son. Really good tbone, punchy, easy to play, not tiny sound like the yamaha 350c my other boy used to play at the same age. Many other parents & teachers interested in that jp138 model, outstanding ratio quality/price.


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