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Pablo Aslan Quintet rejuvenates the work of the great Piazzolla

By Sarah Ritzmann Last Monday night, the Pablo Aslan Quintet performed in Brooks-Rogers Auditorium as part of the Ernest Brown World Music Series. The group, headed by Argentinian-born artist Pablo Aslan, delighted a diverse audience ranging from current students to…Continue reading

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Review: Labro/Vieaux @ The Cleveland International Classical Guitar Festival

By Mike Telin June 3, 2014 The evolution of classical guitar music continued at 7:30 when guitarist Jason Vieaux was joined by his frequent collaborator Julien Labro on bandoneón, accordion and accordina. One always hopes the final concert of a…Continue reading

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The next accordion star: Julien Labro

by Howard Reich May 13, 2014 The accordion doesn’t get much respect in the United States – not since “The Lawrence Welk Show” and uncounted polka bands placed the instrument well outside the realm of chic. Nevertheless, the glorious squeezebox…Continue reading

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New Arrangement of Oblivion for Curtis on Tour

Watch the beautiful performance here Nadir Khashimov, violin Jason Vieaux, guitar John-Henry Crawford, cello Performed on Sunday, January 27, 2013 Gould Rehearsal Hall, Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia   Throughout his career, Argentine composer and bandoneón virtuoso Ástor Piazzolla redefined the…Continue reading

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The Big Squeeze @ Northwestern University

A once in a lifetime gathering of accordion and bandoneon virtuosos explores music from Bach and Weber to jazz, blues and Zydeco, including an all-hands-on-deck breakdown of a polka. Featured musicians include Julien Labro from France; Alexander Sevastian from Russia; Jimmy Keane…Continue reading

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The Music of Astor Piazzolla CD, a great gift for the holidays by ClevelandClassical.com

By Mike Telin With the holidays upon us, what better musical gift to give than a recording by local musicians! Here are some CD’s we have received in the past few months that may give you gifting ideas. CD’s previewed…Continue reading

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Review of PIAZZOLLA CD in Cleveland Plain Dealer

The Music of Astor Piazzolla Jason Vieaux, guitar; Julien Labro, bandoneon Azica Records Cleveland guitarist Jason Vieaux adds to his list of stellar recordings with this alluring program of works by Argentina’s master of the tango. The music seduces the…Continue reading

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From concept to recording: the coming together of Azica records’ “The Music of Astor Piazzolla”

By Mike Telin and Daniel Hathaway Article on a recent interview with Jason Vieaux for Classical Cleveland, a weekly online journal, on how our Piazzolla project came to life. Access the interview here

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New CD “Piazzolla”!!

                Internationally acclaimed guitarist Jason Vieaux teams up with Bandoneon virtuoso Julien Labro & A Far Cry chamber orchestra in these new arrangements of Astor Piazzolla masterpieces. Jason is well known for his Azica solo releases including…Continue reading

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