The JP045 Eb alto saxophone is ideal for beginners or for those wanting to source their own instrument at an affordable price. This saxophone is designed to take the player through into the middle grades and provide an introduction into saxophone playing.
There are many features on the JP045 that are present on more professional models, a fully ribbed construction and double spine on B & C keys provides additional strength.
An underslung octave mechanism also improves instrument reliability whilst blue steel springs are rust resistant with better tension memory.
Italian leather pads create a great seal that translates into a fuller sound that is more responsive which lasts longer than conventional pads.
The instrument also features High F# and Front F keys and a floating plate design for the little finger (left hand) cluster, this aids faster movement once players have become proficient.
An adjustable thumb rest allows a more natural and comfortable hand position to be achieved. A sling ring also provides the opportunity to make the instrument even lighter with the use of the provided sling or harness.
The appearance of the JP045 has been enhanced with extra engraving, abalone pearls and a range of modern finishes.
- Key: Eb
- Material: Brass
- Mechanism: Full Keywork
- Finish: Gold Lacquer + keywork (JP045G)
- Finish: Silver Plated + keywork (JP045S)
- Finish: Black with Gold keywork (JP045BG)
- Finish: Black with Silver keywork (JP045BS)
- Finish: Vintage + keywork (JP045V)
- Finish: Rose Brass + keywork (JP045R)
- Finish: Antique + keywork (JP045A)
- Mouthpiece: JP
- Lyre Box: Yes
- Instrument Weight: 2.52Kg (5lb 9oz)
JP045 Alto Saxophone Eb
Underslung 8ve mechanism - For reliability
Floating plate design for little finger (LH) cluster - Aids fast movement
Full ribbed construction - For strength, durability and extra resonance
'Abalone pearls - To enhance appearance
Italian leather pads - More waterproof so more reliable
Blue steel springs - Rust resistant with better tension memory
Double spine on B & C - For strength and reliability
Resonator pads - For enhanced projection and tonal depth
Adjustable thumb rest - Increasing player comfort
Adjustable back stops - For easier adjustment and faster servicing
G#/Bb & F/F# independent adjustment - Adds strength and rigidness and reliability
Lyre box - For marching
Mechanism includes: High F#, Front F