Cleveland Guitarist Jason Vieaux Won a Grammy

Cleveland Institute of Music professor Jason Vieaux stepped into the national spotlight for a moment last night and won a Grammy in the Best Classical Instrumental Solo category for his album Play. The eclectic collection of songs comprises a lot of stuff Vieaux has performed in the encore slot over the years, giving the album something of a playful feel.

"The encore is sort of like an extra bonus track kind of thing, and a sort of celebration of the wonderful evening that we’ve all shared together," he told WCPN

Stream the album below via Spotify. 

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Eric Sandy

Eric Sandy is an award-winning Cleveland-based journalist. For a while, he was the managing editor of Scene. He now contributes jam band features every now and then.
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