João Pedro Viegas
Selftaught saxophone player. Studies of jazz since 1983, theory and instrument (soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxophones, bass clarinet and soprano clarinet).
As a musician, João played in concert or recorded with many musicians (a complete list of them and also more information on his website).
Nowadays João plays mostly in:
"Chagas Curado Viegas Wind3" (with Paulo Chagas and Paulo Curado)
"Improvisers Consort" (with Marcello Magliocchi, Matthias Boss, Carlos "Zíngaro", Paulo Curado and Abdul Moimême)
"P.R.E.C." (with Paulo Chagas, Fernando Simões, Paulo Duarte and others).
“Zíngaro”/Mitzlaff/Viegas/Rosso 4tet” (with Carlos “Zíngaro, Ulrich Mitzlaff and Alvaro Rosso)
“João Pedro Viegas/Marcello Magliocchi duo” (with Marcello Magliocchi)
”Zíngaro” Entremares Trio” (with Carlos “Zíngaro and Abdul Moimême)
João lead the collective "Rive Gauche" (with Carlos "Zíngaro", João Lucas, Jorge Lampreia, Bruno Parrinha, Emídio Buchinho, Miguel Mira, Hernâni Faustino, Eduardo Raon, João Parrinha, Carlos Santos and Abdul Moimême) João plays also in others ensembles...
“CSVZ 4tet” (With Pedro Carneiro, Carlos “Zíngaro” and Marco Scarassatti)
“Viegas/Del Piano” (with Roberto Del Piano)
“Pui 4tet” (with Nicola Guazzaloca, Carlos “Z’ingaro” and Alvaro Rosso)
“Unknown Shores” (with Silvia Corda, Adriano Orru and Luiz Rocha)