Tag Jason Vieaux

Leshnoff Guitar Concerto

Jason Vieaux Album: Leshnoff’s Guitar Concerto

Jonathan Leshnoff: Symphony No. 4, Guitar Concerto, Starburst Nashville Symphony (Giancarlo Guerrero), Violins of Hope, Jason Vieaux (guitar) Naxos Records, 2019 Buy, Listen, & Learn More:  Naxos |  Amazon |  iTunes |  Spotify An exciting new release via Naxos Records…

Lesson: Playing Musically on Classical Guitar

The following lessons focus on playing and practicing musically. Of course, this is directly connected to your technique ability but it’s also a frame of mind and an exercise in active listening. Can students play musically even if they’re a…

Lesson: Jason Vieaux on Playing More Musically

Classical Guitarist Jason Vieaux on Playing More Musically, and His Gernot Wagner Guitar. This comes via Acoustic Guitar Magazine and their YouTube Channel. Here’s the blurb via Youtube: Tone is really in the ears. I know that may sound funny,…

Jason Vieaux plays Gigue BWV 996 by Bach

American guitarist and recent Grammy winner Jason Vieaux plays  Gigue (6th mvt.) from Lute Suite No.1 in E minor, BWV 996 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). This comes via Colorado Public Radio and their YouTube. It’s a thick piece which makes his technique look…

Jason Vieaux plays Capricho árabe by Tárrega

American guitarist Jason Vieaux plays Capricho árabe by Spanish composer Francisco Tárrega (1852-1909). This comes via Colorado Public Radio and their YouTube. Vieaux won the 2015 Grammy Award for Best Classical Instrumental Solo which is pretty rare and special for…

Lesson: Ornamentation in Bach by Jason Vieaux

Grammy winner Jason Vieaux lectures and demonstrates his methods of ornamentation in the music of Baroque composer Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). This comes via the GFA Channel on YouTube. Nice video with the music notation below, dang I have to…

Jason Vieaux in Al-Bustan Arab Music Series

An interesting project including guitarist Jason Vieaux. The below quote from the YouTube source explains more: Al-Bustan Arab Music Concert Series features classical guitarist Jason Vieaux in a concert “Revisiting Hybridity: (Western) Harmony and (Arab) Heterophony” with Al-Bustan Takht Ensemble: Music…

Jason Vieaux plays Ellington’s “In A Sentimental Mood”

The excellent Jason Vieaux lets loose with a rendition of Duke Ellington’s “In A Sentimental Mood.” It’s so nice to see a high level classical guitarist embrace jazz so successfully. So of his playing sounds so natural that if he wasn’t…