Album Info

Album Veröffentlichung:
2014

HRA-Veröffentlichung:
02.03.2015

Label: Azica Records

Genre: Guitar

Subgenre: Classical Guitar

Interpret: Jason Vieaux

Komponist: Paulo Bellinati, Julio Sagreras, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Stanley Myers, Francisco Tarrega (1852-1909), Andrew York, Leo Brouwer, Agustin Barrios Mangore, Andres Segovia, Antonio Lauro, Fernando Bustamante, Manuel Maria Ponce, Regino Sainz de la Maza, Duke Ellington

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Formate & Preise

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FLAC 96 $ 14,30
  • 1Jongo04:59
  • 2El colibri01:18
  • 3Felicidade (arr. R. Dyens for guitar)05:01
  • 4The Deer Hunter: Cavatina03:45
  • 5Capricho arabe05:13
  • 6Sunburst04:17
  • 7Danza caracteristica02:08
  • 8Tango en skai02:50
  • 9Recuerdos de la Alhambra05:16
  • 10Las Abejas (The Bees)02:08
  • 11Estudio sin luz03:57
  • 124 Valses Venezolanos: No. 3. Natalia, Vals criollo02:41
  • 13Misionera (arr. J. Morel for guitar)03:02
  • 14Por ti mi Corazon (version for guitar)03:17
  • 15Zapateado02:32
  • 16Vals, Op. 8, No. 404:35
  • 17In a Sentimental Mood (arr. J. Vieaux for guitar)03:26
  • Total Runtime01:00:25

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This diverse new collection of songs marks Jason Vieaux’s 20th anniversary as a performer and includes music of Spanish, South American, Mexican, Cuban, French, and American origin. Included on the album are showpieces by Barrios, Sagreras, Bustamante, Sainz De La Maza, Tárrega, as well as Jason's own arrangement of Duke Ellington’s In A Sentimental Mood. Play was recently chosen as an 'Album of the Week' by WQXR, where they note Jason's 'particular knack for accentuating the music's tangy chord changes.'

Jason Vieaux, classical guitar


Jason Vieaux
NPR describes Grammy-winning guitarist Jason Vieaux as, “perhaps the most precise and soulful classical guitarist of his generation,” and Gramophone magazine puts him “among the elite of today's classical guitarists.” His most recent solo album, Play, won the 2015 Grammy Award for Best Classical Instrumental Solo. In June 2014, NPR named “Zapateado” from the album as one of its “50 Favorite Songs of 2014 (So Far).”

Vieaux has earned a reputation for putting his expressiveness and virtuosity at the service of a remarkably wide range of music, and his schedule of performing, teaching, and recording commitments is distinguished throughout the U.S. and abroad. His solo recitals have been a feature at every major guitar series in North America and at many of the important guitar festivals in Asia, Australia, Europe, and Mexico. Recent and future highlights include returns to the Caramoor Festival, Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, and New York's 92nd Street Y, as well as performances at Argentina’s Teatro Colon and Oslo, Norway’s Classical Music Fest. Vieaux’s appearances for Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Music@Menlo, Strings Music Festival, Grand Teton, and many others have forged his reputation as a first-rate chamber musician and programmer. He collaborates in recitals this season with Escher Quartet, acclaimed harpist Yolanda Kondonassis, and accordion/bandoneón virtuoso Julien Labro. Vieaux’s passion for new music has fostered premieres of works by Dan Visconti, David Ludwig, Jerod Tate, Eric Sessler, José Luis Merlin and Gary Schocker.

Jason Vieaux has performed as concerto soloist with nearly 100 orchestras, including Cleveland, Houston, Toronto, San Diego, Ft. Worth, Santa Fe, Charlotte, Buffalo, Grand Rapids, Kitchener-Waterloo, Richmond, Edmonton, IRIS Chamber, Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, Chautauqua Festival, and New Hampshire Music Festival. Some of the conductors he has worked with include David Robertson, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Jahja Ling, Stefan Sanderling, Michael Stern, David Lockington, Steven Smith, and Edwin Outwater.

Vieaux continues to bring important repertoire alive in the recording studio as well. His latest album Together, with harpist Yolanda Kondonassis, was released in January 2015. Of his 2014 solo album Play, Soundboard Magazine writes, “If you ever want to give a friend a disc that will cement his or her love for the guitar, this is a perfect candidate,” while Premier Guitar claims, “You’d be hard pressed to find versions performed with more confidence, better tone, and a more complete understanding of the material.”

Vieaux’s previous eleven albums include a recording of Astor Piazzolla’s music with Julien Labro and A Far Cry Chamber Orchestra; Bach: Works for Lute, Vol. 1, which hit No. 13 on Billboard’s Classical Chart after its first week and received rave reviews by Gramophone, The Absolute Sound, and Soundboard; Images of Metheny, featuring music by American jazz legend Pat Metheny (who after hearing this landmark recording declared: “I am flattered to be included in Jason's musical world”);and Sevilla: The Music of Isaac Albeniz, which made several Top Ten lists the year of its release. Vieaux’s albums and live performances are regularly heard on radio and internet around the world, and his work is the subject of feature articles in print and online around the world, including such magazines as Acoustic Guitar, MUSO, Gramophone, and on NPR’s “Deceptive Cadence.” Vieaux was the first classical musician to be featured on NPR’s popular “Tiny Desk” series.

In 2012, the Jason Vieaux School of Classical Guitar was launched with ArtistWorks Inc., an unprecedented technological interface that provides one-on-one online study with Vieaux for guitar students around the world. In 2011, he co-founded the guitar department at The Curtis Institute of Music, and he has taught at the Cleveland Institute of Music since 1997, heading the guitar department since 2001.

Vieaux is a member of the Advisory Board of the Guitar Foundation of America, and is affiliated with Philadelphia’s Astral Artists. His primary teachers were Jeremy Sparks and John Holmquist. In 1992 he was awarded the prestigious GFA International Guitar Competition First Prize, the event’s youngest winner ever. He is also honored with a Naumburg Foundation top prize, a Cleveland Institute of Music Alumni Achievement Award, and a Salon di Virtuosi Career Grant. In 1995, Vieaux was an Artistic Ambassador of the U.S. to Southeast Asia.

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