Jason Vieaux

INTERVIEW: Grammy-winning classical guitarist Jason Vieaux in concert at Simon’s Rock November 4

Great Barrington — If you ever hear a musician talk about “blowing over changes,” it’s a sure bet you are talking to a jazz player—unless you happen to be speaking with Grammy-winning classical guitarist Jason Vieaux, who will appear in concert at Simon’s Rock’s McConnell Theater Friday, November 4, at 7:30 p.m. (Mr. Vieaux uses a bit of jazz terminology when he discusses his collaboration with guitarist Pat Metheny in the interview below.)
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Spotlight: Shreveport Symphony features guitarist Jason Vieaux

Michael Butterman and classical guitarist Jason Vieaux join Kermit Poling for a conversation about the coming SSO concert featuring music of Rodrigo and Strauss. On Thursday, June 2, the SSO welcomes back GRAMMY-winning classical guitarist Jason Vieaux to perform solo works by Bach, Albéniz, Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington arranged for guitar, followed by Rodrigo’s popular and evocative Concierto de Aranjuez. Strauss’ lyrical and humorous take on Molière will close the evening. This concert was rescheduled from January 8 and will be held at First Baptist Church.
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Jason Vieaux, 'Bach: Violin Sonata No. 1: IV. Presto'

Electric guitar wizards such as Jimi Hendrix or Eddie Van Halen aren't the only shredmasters who can melt your face with a killer solo. The classical guitar has its heavy hitters and virtuosic repertoire too – it's all just a few decibels softer. Consider Jason Vieaux. The Grammy-winning co-founder...
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Noted Classical Guitarist & CIM Faculty Member Jason Vieaux Releases New Bach Album

Northeast Ohio audiences are very familiar with internationally known classical guitarist Jason Vieaux, who has taught at the Cleveland Institute of Music, where he co-heads the guitar department, for more than 25 years. In that time, he’s performed many times at the Cleveland Classical Guitar Festival, as well as in concert halls around the world, from Korea to Argentina to Holland to China. He’s performed with more than 100 orchestras and with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and co-founded the guitar department at the renowned Curtis Institute of Music. He’s also released more than a dozen albums, either solo or collaborative efforts.

Guitarist Jason Vieaux Releases 'Bach Volume 2: Works for Violin' on Azica Records

New York, NY (March 1, 2022) — On Friday, April 1, 2022, GRAMMY Award-winning classical guitarist Jason Vieaux releases Bach Volume 2: Works for Violin on Azica Records. A follow up to his critically acclaimed 2009 Azica album, Bach Volume 1: Works for Lute, Volume 2 completes Vieaux’s Bach cycle with J. S. Bach’s Partita No. 3 in E Major, BWV 1006, which is both the Violin Partita No. 3 and Lute Suite No. 4; Sonata No. 3 in C Major, BWV 1005; and Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001.

Guitarist Jason Vieaux to Perform

Grammy award-winning classical guitarist Jason Vieaux will appear in a solo concert at the Bankhead Theater in Livermore on Saturday, Nov. 20. Vieaux first performed for Del Valle Arts, which presents chamber music concerts, in 2004 and most recently in 2016, and he won the Grammy for Best Classical Instrumental Solo in 2015 for his album “Play.” His performance at the Bankhead will include new works, titled “Four Paths of Light,” composed for Vieaux by legendary jazz guitarist Pat Metheny.