Jane Bunnett

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Jane Bunnett, OC (born October 22, 1956) is a Canadian soprano saxophonist, flautist and bandleader known for her Afro-Cuban jazz melodies. She travels regularly to Cuba to perform with Cuban musicians. She "...studied for a career as a classical pianist before turning at 20 to jazz and to flute and soprano saxophone." In 2004, she was made an Officer of the Order of Canada. In 2006, she was awarded an honorary Doctorate by Queen's University at Kingston, Ontario, Canada. In addition to her primary instruments, Bunnett also plays the trompeta china, a Cuban wind instrument of Chinese origin.