The Jeanjeans and the Clarinet

Paul, Jean-Marie
September 2006
Clarinet;Sep2006, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p38
The article compares the styles and accomplishments of clarinetists Paul Jeanjean, Faustin and Maurice Jeanjean. Paul Jeanjean is described as a clarinetist who won several awards, gave a new shape to reeds and composed solos for woodwind and stringed instruments. Maurice was a composer who often collaborated with his brother Faustin, a cornetist, trumpeter, conductor and composer.


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