J & R Duo

musicnoteJ&R Duo is a Colorado-based guitar duo (also guitar + bass duo). They met studying classical guitar at the University of Denver and have been performing together for over 10 years now! They will delight you with their clever non-vocal arrangements of familiar songs spanning pop, alternative, indie, classical, jazz, and more! They are a top-tier act with exquisite execution and a super friendly vibe.


About J&R Duo:

The duo has won many awards, received Master of Music degrees, and are recording artists on the Azica Records label. They have performed for notable people like the Consul General of Japan, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock, Governor of Colorado Bill Owens, Vice President Joe Biden, and First Lady Michelle Obama.


Air // John Downland

Wedding March from Midsummer’s Night Dream // Mendelssohn

Rondeau // Mouret

Wedding March from The Marriage of Figaro // Mozart

Trumpet Voluntary // Purcell

Bridal Chorus from Lohengrin // Wagner

Canon in D // Pachelbel

Sleepers Awake from Cantata 140 // J.S. Bach

Sheep May Safely Graze from Cantata 208 // J.S. Bach

Meditation from Thais // Massenet

Ave Verum Corpus // Mozart

Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring // J.S. Bach

Ave Maria // Bach/Gounod

Evening Prayer from Hansel and Gretel // Humperdinck

Traumerei // Schumann

Air from Suite No. 5 The Harmonius Blacksmith // Handel

Alla Danza from Water Music // Handel

Sinfonia from Solomon // Handel

Bourree // Praetorious

Trumpet Tune // Purcell

Pavane, Op. 50 // Faure

Meditation from Thais // Massenet

Midsummer’s Day // Biberian

Minuet from Vienna Sonatina // Mozart

Tre Polonesi Concertanti op. 137 // Giuliani

Cradle Song // Traditional

Tango // Albeniz

Gymnopedie #1 // Satie

Study 1 // Sor

Theme from Fantasie Impromptu // Chopin

Opening from Glassworks // Glass

Recuerdos de la Alhambra // Tarrega

Cavatina – Theme from The Deer Hunter // Myers

Softly As In A Morning Sunrise // Romberg/Hammerstein

Fly Me To The Moon // Howard

Autumn Leaves // Kosma/Mercer

Blue Bossa // Dorham

My Favorite Things // Rogers/Hammerstein

Equinox // Coltrane

I’m Beginning To See The Light // Ellington

Killer Joe // Golson

Come Sunday // Ellington

So Nice (Summer Samba) // Valle

Sometime Ago // Mihanovich

Song For My Father // Silver

Satin Doll // Ellington

Alice In Wonderland // Fain/Hillard

Mercy, Mercy, Mercy // Zawinul

Green Dolphin St. // Kaper/Washington

God Bless the Child // Billie Holiday

Chameleon // Hancock

Beautiful Love // Young

The Girl From Ipanema // Jobim

Stranger on the Shore // Bilk

Minor Swing // Django

When Sunny Gets Blue // Fischer

Freddie Freeloader // Davis

Let It Be // Beatles

When I Need You // Hammond

Summertime // Gershwin

All My Loving // Beatles

Try To Remember // Schmidt

Yesterday // Beatles

One Note Samba // Jobim

Meditation // Jobim

Feelings // Albert

A Day In The Life Of A Fool // Bonfa

Avril 14th Aphex // Twin

Blackbird // Beatles

Light My Fire // The Doors

Imagine // Lennon

Layla // Clapton

Tequila Sunrise // The Eagles

Marry Me // Train

Mad World // Tears for Fears

Longview // Green Day

Don’t Panic // Coldplay

Lost Cause // Beck

The Scientist // Coldplay

Clocks // Coldplay

Geraldine // Glasvegas

Sweet Baby James // James Taylor

Feel Good Inc. // Gorillaz

Wicked Game // Chris Isaac

Santeria // Sublime

Where Is My Mind // Pixies

Riptide // Vance Joy

Pulling Our Weight // Radio Dept.

Love Me Tender // Elvis

Fools Rush In // Elvis

Yellow // Coldplay

Bittersweet Symphony // The Verve

Misery Is A Butterfly // Blonde Redhead

My Girl // The Temptations

Old Man // Neil Young

White Christmas // Bing Crosby

The Chipmunk Song // The Chipmunks

Rudolph, The Red Nosed Reindeer // Gene Autry

I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus // Jimmy Boyd

Jingle Bell Rock // Bobby Helms

Here Comes Santa Claus // Gene Autry

Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree // Brenda Lee

Frosty the Snowman // Gene Autry

Merry Christmas Darling // The Carpenters

Little St. Nick // The Beach Boys

It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas // Perry Como & The Fontaine Sisters

Feliz Navidad // Jose Feliciano

Santa Baby // Eartha Kitt

Do You Hear What I Hear // Bing Cosby

Blue Christmas // Elvis Presley

Holly Jolly Christmas // Burl Ives

Christmas Auld Lang Syne // Bobby Darin

Jingle Bells (Instrumental) // Booker T and The MG’s

Silver Bells // Johnny Mathis

Santa Claus is Coming To Town // The Crystals

Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas // Frank Sinatra

Sleigh Ride // The Ventures

The Most Wonderful Time of The Year // Andy Williams

Winter Wonderland // Darlene Love

Happy Holidays // Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme

The Man With All The Toys // The Beach Boys

Here Comes Santa Claus // Bob B. Soxx & The Blue Jeans

Last Christmas // George Michael & Wham

Silent Night // The Temptations

Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow // Dean Martin

Mistletoe and Holly // Frank Sinatra

I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus // The Ronettes


Q: Where is J&R Duo based?

A: Denver, Colorado USA

Q: Does J&R Duo travel?

A: Yes! J&R Duo travels all over Colorado, the U.S. and select international countries.

Q: What instruments are in the band?

A: The duo is either two guitars, or one guitar and one bass. One or two more musicians can be added to the duo. The additional instrument options are violin, banjo, piano, or drums.