Janet Grice

Janet Grice and Paulo Siqueira: Proesas For Bassoon (Janet Grice)

Janet Grice is one of few to play Brazilian jazz on the bassoon. Though she’s lived in New York for over 35 years, her musical soul resides in Rio de Janeiro. She began playing Brazilian music in high school, and frequent trips to Brazil resulted in numerous recordings, gigs and teaching opportunities. With a doctoral dissertation in Brazilian bassoon music, she is an expert in both classical and popular idioms. She performed in Brazil, Europe, and the USA with her groups, and with Don Cherry, Butch Morris and Karl Berger, recording for her own label and with many jazz artists.

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Janet Grice – bassoon
Paulo Siqueira – bassoon, soprano saxophone, flute, percussion
Lee Tomboulian – piano
Glauco Lima – piano
Itaiguara Brandão – bass
Daniel Silva – drums
Mauricio Zottarelli – drums
Phillip Gillette - percussion
Cyro Baptista - percussion

Track Listing

  1. Os Cinco Companheiros – Pixinguinha; Arranged by Paulo Siqueira
  2. Boca de Chutera – Paulo Siqueira
  3. Meditation – Antonio Carlos Jobim
  4. Menina Flor – Luiz Bonfá
  5. April Child – Moacir Santos
  6. Proezas de Solon – Pixinguinha; Arranged by Paulo Siqueira, Glauco Lima & Janet Grice
  7. Caminho de Casa – Nelson Ayres
  8. Tiburon – Janet Grice
  9. Casa Forte – Edu Lobo
  10. Receita de Samba – Jacob do Bandolim
  11. Baiasoon! (Baião, Mulher rendeira, Sanfona de Cordel) Arranged by Paulo Siqueira (Dedicated to Dominguinhos)

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