John Packer JP379FF Sterling FF Tuba (EX DEMO A)
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.More details
Ex Demo items have been on display in our store, at an exhibition or been out on hire for a period of time. As a result they 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 JP379FF is suitable for any professional player looking for a slightly smaller bass tuba to work in lighter orchestral projects and ensemble/chamber groups. This tuba sings in the upper register and really speaks in the lower register making this an all-round fantastic instrument.
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
- Features 4 in-line rotary valves
- Full 4/4 size standing at a height of 38" (96cm)
- Bore of 0.748" - 0.827" (19-21mm)
- Bell size of 16.535" (420mm)
- Features carriage rings and a lyre box
- 5 rotary valves to help with tuning and alternative fingerings
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 JP379 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: JP379FF Sterling
- Key: FF
- Bell Size: High Grade Brass 420mm (16.535")
- Valves: 5 Rotary Valves
- Bore: Large 19-21mm ( 0.748" - 0.827")
- Water Keys: 1
- Body: High Grade Brass
- Finish: Gold Lacquer
- Marching Rings: Yes
- Lyre Box: Yes