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Preview of Labro’s appearance with Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Brazilian jazz, Mussorgsky on DSO bill By Lawrence B. Johnson Exotic Brazilian jazz in a lush symphonic setting awaits patrons of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s third annual weekend of outdoor concerts at the Edsel and Eleanore Ford House in Grosse Pointe…Continue reading

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Milonga Loca! by Austin Wulliman

Just a few short weeks ago, we Spektrals had the amazing experience of playing with the multi-talented Julien Labro in a set of tangos by Astor Piazzolla.  From word “go” at rehearsal, it was obvious that we were dealing with a musician…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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Julien Labro interviewed on The Craig Fahle Show -WDET FM

Tango is considered to be one of the great music styles of the world…the compositions are as sultry as the infamous dance.  WDET’s  Martina Guzman interviewed Julien Labro from the Oblivion Project…a Detroit group considered to be foremost Tango band…Continue reading

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The Oblivion Project @ DIA -4/21/2011- Metro Times

Motor City Five – Music -4/21/2011 Detroit Metro Times.

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Julien interviewed on “Live and Local” by Kevin Kelly -WILL FM

On the Tuesday edition of “Live and Local,” I’ll be talking with the two soloists appearing on Tuesday night’s concert in Champaign by The Prairie Ensemble, guitarist Shawn Purcell and bandoneon virtuoso Julien Labro. And we’ll have live performance highlights…Continue reading

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