Jason Vieaux

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About Jason Vieaux

Guitarist Jason Vieaux has become one of the most prominent American players of his instrument. He is also a teacher who was among the pioneers in using the Internet as an educational medium. Vieaux snared major recognition with a win in 1992 at the Guitar Foundation of America International Competition. In 1995, Vieaux began a stint as an official Arts Ambassador of the U.S. in Southeast Asia. Vieaux released his first album, a collection of Spanish guitar music, in 1996. In 1997, he began teaching at the Cleveland Institute of Music, and in 2001, he founded the guitar department at the Curtis Institute of Music. Vieaux won the Grammy Award in 2015 for his album Play. He appeared in 2021 on Metheny's Road to the Sun album, and the following year, he issued the second in a two-volume set of transcriptions for guitar of Bach's music.

HOMETOWN
Buffalo, NY, United States
BORN
July 17, 1973

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