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John Packer JP231 Rath Trombone


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The JP231 Rath

As a progressing player looking for a trombone that is suited for wind bands, concert bands, jazz ensembles or big bands, the JP231 Rath is certainly worthy of your consideration.

If you are looking for a straight Bb tenor to play in an orchestra, the JP231 Rath is certainly capable of meeting your needs.

The JP231 Rath is characterised by a professional standard of workmanship and a very high level of performance. Often compared with professional models, the JP231 Rath competes extremely well against more expensive instruments from top makers. The JP230 Rath and JP Rath range as a whole benefit from exactly the same manufacturing processes to slide and bell as Michael Rath's own handmade instruments ensuring you a truly spectacular result.

Supplied with

The JP231 Rath Bb Tenor Trombone is supplied with a JP606 mouthpiece and lightweight case. The case is well designed to be robust yet lightweight and to provide as much protection to your instrument as possible. It is equipped with backpack straps and a comfortable should strap as standard and also includes a small storage pocket accessible from the outside suitable for storing small accessories and sheet music.


  • Model: JP231 Rath
  • Key: Bb
  • Bell Size: High Grade Brass 203mm (8")
  • Bore: Medium Large 13.34mm (.525")
  • Water Key: 1 Lever
  • Body: High Grade Brass
  • Finish: Lacquer
  • Mouthpiece: Yes
  • Leadpipe: MIchael Rath Leadpipe
  • Instrument Weight: 1.46Kg (3lb 3oz)
  • Weight with case: 6.84Kg (15lb 1 oz)