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Jason Vieaux

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Concerts

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June 22, 2009 Hear highlights from the Tiny Desk Concert series: live music recorded at the offices of NPR Music.

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Studio Sessions

Jason Vieaux performing a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices.

June 15, 2009 The classical guitarist plays with a clear, lyrical technique in music from the baroque and beyond.

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April 7, 2006 Guitarist Jason Vieaux visits NPR to make baroque music out of the jazz works of Pat Metheny.

Interviews & Profiles

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April 8, 2006 Classical guitarist Jason Vieaux picks a new instrument, using his favorite church as a backdrop.

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Discover Songs

Elliot Carter

November 4, 2010 Instead of dining with a composer from the past, the guitarist picks 101-year-old Elliott Carter.

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Guitarist Jason Vieaux

September 17, 2010 The guitarist recalls high school summers spent falling in love with the dreamy music of Rodrigo.

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June 22, 2009 Hear highlights from the Tiny Desk Concert series: live music recorded at the offices of NPR Music.

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More Stories

Jason Vieaux creates his own thumbnail from ping-pong balls and Krazy Glue.

March 14, 2012 The guitarist recalls the story of a flying fingernail during a stifling concert in Thailand.

Guitarist Jason Vieaux loves the wide open spaces in Aaron Copland's music.

March 18, 2011 The guitarist admits a penchant for Copland's Americana without the least bit of guilt.

Jason Vieuax

January 26, 2011 The guitarist believes classical music's future depends on educating today's kids.

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October 14, 2010 Guitarist Jason Vieaux remembers three teachers who changed his technique for the better.

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October 30, 2008 Veins in your temples about to pop? Relieve the stress of work with these five soothing songs.

NPR Artist Directory

Chopin

Frederic Chopin

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Gillian Welch

Gillian Welch

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Spoon

Spoon

Music, live concerts and interviews with the pop-rock band.

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Rodrigo y Gabriela

Rodrigo y Gabriela

Hear and watch exclusive performances from the guitar-playing Mexican duo.

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Bon Iver

Bon Iver

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Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus

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Emerson String Quartet

Emerson String Quartet

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

NPR Music explores the life and voice of the passionate Qawwali singer.

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Wye Oak

Wye Oak

Exclusive performances from the pop duo from Baltimore.

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M.I.A.

M.I.A.

Music and news from the Sri Lanka-born hip-hop artist and producer.

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Arcade Fire

Arcade Fire

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Music of Elliott Carter, Vol. 8

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  • Album: Music of Elliott Carter, Vol. 8
  • Artist: Various
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Sevilla: The Music of Isaac Albéniz

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  • Album: Sevilla: The Music of Isaac Albéniz
  • Artist: Jason Vieaux
  • Label: Azica
  • Released: 2008
 

Manuel Ponce: The Guitar Sonatas

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  • Album: Manuel Ponce: The Guitar Sonatas
  • Artist: Jason Vieaux
  • Label: Azica Records
  • Released: 2001
 

Bach: Works for Lute, Vol. 1

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  • Album: Bach: Works for Lute, Vol. 1
  • Artist: Jason Vieaux
  • Label: Azica
  • Released: 2009
 

The Magic of Satie

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  • Album: The Magic of Satie
  • Artist: Jean-Yves Thibaudet
  • Label: Decca
  • Released: 2008