John Packer JP041 Alto Saxophone with Carry Case, Mouthpiece and Sling. Excellent Condition This listing is for a John Packer JP041 Alto E Flat Saxophone with carry case, mouthpiece and sling. The instrument is pre-owned but has barely been used and is thus in an excellent condition. All mother of pearl buttons are present and attached and, to the best of our examination, there are no dents, dints, rust or cosmetic imperfections to the instrument at all. It is in an excellent condition and offered at a very competitive price relative to its conditin.The only minor flaw is that somebody has written their name on the exterior of the carry case but clearly this has nothing to do with the quality or condition of the saxophone. The JP041 Eb Alto Saxophone is free blowing with a full mellow sound which is capable of playing all musical styles from Classical to Jazz. It is capable of great dynamic expression throughout the registers, coping well in both band and solo situations where the need to project is greater. Being light and easy to transport around, it is specially designed to survive daily school runs. An excellent starter instrument with good tonal and dynamic characteristics and high quality construction. Supplied with back pack style case. Ideal for the novice player. Although capable of a very high standard of play, these instruments are priced to be attractive in the starter player market.
The mouthpiece that is supplied is fine to get a novice started, but an upgrade mouthpiece will allow the instrument to reach its full potential. The Yamaha range of mouthpieces are a cost effective option and will offer a good improvement.
A mid range or professional mouthpiece will lift the performance to the highest levels. The instrument includes a JP Alto Saxophone Mouthpiece, mouthpiece cap, reed and JP Alto Saxophone'Well Slung' Sling as standard. Manufactured to a high quality standard as is expected with all JP Instruments, The JP041 Eb Alto Saxophone is guaranteed for 6 months against faulty manufacturing or materials and is fully tested prior to sale.Underslung 8ve mechanism - For reliability. Floating plate design for little finger (LH) cluster - For strength, durability and extra resonance. Fully ribbed construction - Fo rstrength, durability and extra resonance. Adjustable thumb rest - Increases playing comfort.
Double spine on B & C keys - For strength and reliability. Resonators on pads - For enhanced projection and tonal depth.
Mechanism includes High F#, front F. The item "John Packer JP041 Alto Saxophone with Carry Case, Mouthpiece and Sling Alto Sax" is in sale since Saturday, March 16, 2019. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments\Wind & Woodwind\Band & Orchestral\Saxophones". The seller is "musicmakersbristol" and is located in Bristol.This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.