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Easy Clarinet Jazz Duets Digital PDF download

Looking for a fun, new, fresh introduction to Jazz/Blues duet playing?

Look no further!

 This collection of 9 lively pieces (16 pages) is ideal for Clarinet players of modest abilities who are just starting out and want a fun introduction to duet playing in the Jazz idiom.

The original pieces that explore the Blues and Jazz styles are carefully written in comfortable keys, so as not to overwhelm young players. The lower part is slightly more challenging to play, suitable for a player who is a little more experienced.

 Ideal for Practice sessions, classes or performance situations.

  • Below the break
  • Grades 1-3
  • Easy and Fun to Play
  • Simple Keys
  • Ideal for beginners
  • Limited range
  • Basic Jazz Rhythms      

I am a band director and clarinet teacher in southeastern Louisiana, USA. A student of mine came across some of your beginner jazz clarinet duets and was trying to learn them off of the YouTube videos, showed me the video and I thought they were really cool. A lot of times, beginner duets are really lame and not very musical, and in my experience that goes doubly true for jazz duets. I went to your site and immediately bought all the clarinet duets. I got the advanced ones for myself, the intermediate for my few high school students, and the beginners for the junior high kids I teach during the day. Thank you so much for writing/sharing your music. After hearing so many really lame beginner level duets yours really are refreshing, they truly are good music that is fun to play.

 

Robert Perez

     

    Includes Memphis trio!

     

     

    1. Bourbon Street  is a lively blues in G  with a classic blues introduction

    2. Hobo in C explores the core major-minor sound that give the Blues so much flavour! 

     3. Ramblin,  a riffy tune, with rolling jazz lower part 

     4. Delta Bluesin F features a catchy bass line  hook that is contagious!

     5. Fats offers a slow moment of peace and tranquility! 

     6. Memphis a memorable shuffle bass accompaniment that has a rock 'n roll sound! 

     7. Jive Blues explores the world of difference between long and short quarter notes

     8. Barrel House Bluesis a querky blues with challenging to and fro parts- rather like a game of ping pong!

    9. Memphis 'New Orleans' Trio (Bundled) - A trio version with Solo! and modulations.

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    01/07/2022
    LV
    Laurent V.
    France France

    Clarinet Jazz Duets

    Thank you so much for these partitions. I am an eternal beginner on clarinet but my son studies it at colleg and plays in a jazz band but we definitely enjoy playing those together! Thanks

    11/03/2021
    KH
    Kenneth H.
    United States United States

    Nice Pieces for a Beginner

    After we read a story about a blues player, I bought these duets to play with my 11 year-old grandson who has been playing for about a 18 months. We both really like the arrangements.

    11/03/2021

    Jazzduetshop

    Hi Kenneth Thanks for taking the time in writing! It makes us very happy that you can share the duet with your grandson . Best. JazzDuets

    10/25/2021
    LH
    louise h.
    Canada Canada

    Memphis Trio

    transposé pour clarinette, sax ténor et euphonium, que du plaisir à jouer cet arrangement!

    05/30/2021
    CR
    Cornelia R.
    Germany Germany

    Easy clarinett Jazz Duets

    It‘s fun to work with the Songs.

    03/19/2021
    SS
    Scott S.
    United States United States

    Great beginner clarinet duets

    Perfect beginner duets with interesting melody and harmony lines.

    03/16/2021
    TC
    Thomas C.
    Germany Germany

    Sounds good

    I found the JAZZ DUETS site by chance and was surprised at the offer. So I ordered a couple of books. One for clarinet and meanwhile four for saxophone. I tried a few pieces with a few students and we all found that they all sound really good, regardless of the level!

    02/18/2021
    DB
    Daniel B.
    United Kingdom United Kingdom

    Great Duets

    Great pieces of music . Simple to get a great result but challening enough to make them insteresting .

    09/07/2021

    Jazzduetshop

    Hi Daniel Sorry for the delay. Great Video! Thanks a lot. That sounds beautiful. Great job. Thanks for the review. Best , Jazz Duets.

    01/05/2021
    UL
    Ullrich L.
    Germany Germany

    I am using it

    Very simple songs for 2 clarinets. Good to train the ensamble playing. You should have a good recording mixer available. A speed indication for the beginners would be helpful. Ulli

    11/26/2020
    TS
    Tiago S.
    Portugal Portugal

    Amazing

    Marvelous for the kids. I liked it so much that I'm gonna buy it again

    11/13/2020
    A
    Aja
    Czech Republic Czech Republic

    Clarin duets for begginers

    Excellent! I would be gratful for youtube version for all songs. My son has begun this september with clarinet and I would like to teach him Mephis in the simple key from the book and we don´t have a backtrack. I have baught also intermediate duets and it includes backtracks and playalongs. We really need this, because the rythm is the point of it all!!! Thx and have a nice time Aja

    10/23/2020
    LW
    Leeanne W.
    Australia Australia

    Beginner Blues

    Exactly what we needed

    09/22/2020
    CC
    Chris C.
    Canada Canada

    Loads of Fun

    You can’t have more fun for under $10 with all your clothes on! I started playing clarinet in 1966, 54 years ago and these beginner duets are fun to play, strait forward but interesting. I play both parts with myself (social distancing) into my DAW and jam along. I hope to live long enough to try the intermediate duets, but that’s not likely. Thanks Nick for making these available.

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    08/23/2020
    DD
    David D.
    Canada Canada

    Good fun

    I thoroughly enjoyed playing through these duets, as a beginner clarinet player. They were accessible enough that I didn't have to struggle immensely to play them, but just challenging enough to sustain my interest. I would recommend this collection of pieces to anyone starting out on the instrument.

    06/22/2020
    A Jazzduetshop Customer
    DR
    Derek R.
    United Kingdom United Kingdom

    Easy Clarinet Duets - Blues

    Very easy to order and download, and all prints off really well. Some lovely"simple" tunes but there are some hidden challenges that make this a decent learning exercise, too - plenty of accidentals, often multiple in one bar, that keeps one on one's toes when reading or sight-reading. Some good work outs on the low notes, too, F / F# and G# and E all in short order on several tunes. Makes for a good practice routine. The only confusing bit (for me) is where there are a few enharmonic accidentals in the same piece and even once (at least) the same bar e.g. a Bb and an A# I don't know if it's intentional, but it certainly keeps one's brain sharp. I haven't recorded the duets yet, but I'm looking forward to doing so. Definitely get the next set once I've mastered this.

    06/21/2020
    JP
    Jennifer P.
    United States United States

    Fun Jazzy Beginner Duets

    The purchase experience went smoothly and the .pdf music booklet is high quality. These pieces are accessible for early players, yet give you just enough challenge with optional register changes and rhythms to for a player ready for a bit more. Nice resource!

    05/27/2020
    VB
    Vicki B.
    United States United States

    Perfect for Beginners in Many Ways!

    I like the tunes and the fact that each tune (so far) includes some accidentals but not so many that it overwhelms a beginner. On the contrary, these jazzy little tunes encourage a way of internalizing the swing rhythm while learning some alternate fingerings plus different articulations. There is more in here than meets the eyes (and ears). Once I finish, I will move right to the intermediate. Given these are duets, it’s like getting twice as much bang for the buck.

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