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Live in Studio 4A
Our showcase for artists invited to perform on the program and talk about their music
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Our list of 50 essential classical CDs
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Meet Jason Vieaux
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Guitarist Jason Vieaux
Guitarist Jason Vieaux is widely recognized as one of the most exciting guitarists of his generation. His dynamic concert programs are highlighted by his effortless virtuosity, natural musicianship and an engaging manner with audiences worldwide.

These attributes have earned him a busy schedule of solo, chamber and concerto engagements, performing a wide range of repertoire from the Renaissance to the music of our time.

Concert tours have taken him to Spain, France Canada, Mexico, Southeast Asia and New Zealand, and he has performed in most of the major North American cities. Vieaux's duo with renowned flutist Gary Schocker is also in demand after their successful tour of Hawaii.

Jason Vieaux's two recordings for Naxos Records have collectively sold over 30,000 copies internationally. Laureate Series Guitar recital (8.553449), featuring Latin American guitar music, won the coveted Rosette from The Penguin Guide, and is in the Gramaphone Classical Good CD Guide and the NPR Guide To Building A Classical CD Collection. His latest recording, Manuel Ponce, The Guitar Sonatas is his first recording of Azica Records. Future projects will feature Spanish composers and music of Bach. As a duo, Gary Schocker and Jason Vieaux's first CD, Dream travels, is also on Azica.

Jason Vieaux won the prestigious Guitar Foundation of America International Competition in 1992 and was honored as a top prizewinner in Naumburg International Guitar Competition. He resides in Cleveland, enjoys golf and an occasional game of pool, and is the Head of The Cleveland Institute of music Guitar Department. Mr. Vieaux is also affiliated with Astral Artistic Services in Philadelphia.