Grammy-winning guitarist Jason Vieaux and internationally acclaimed composer, bandoneónist, and accordionist Julien Labro release their second duo album, Infusion, today, October 28, 2016 on Azica Records. Infusion includes Julien Labro’s arrangements of Leo Brouwer’s Tres Danzas Concertantes and Piazzolla’s Escualo, his arrangement of Radamés Gnattali’s Suite Retratos with bassist Peter Dominguez and percussionist Jamey Haddad, Pat Metheny’s Antonia, and Vieaux’s arrangement of iconic 1980s British rock band Tears for Fears’ Everybody Wants to Rule the World. Listen to the track premiere of Pat Metheny’s Antonia here.
Classical Guitar Magazine writes: "Always on the hunt for something a little different, Jason Vieaux teams up with French accordion/bandoneon phenom Julien Labro for an invigorating program..."
Watch Jason Vieaux and Julien Labro perform Tears for Fears' Everybody Wants to Rule the World on WGBH:
Infusion is available on Amazon, iTunes, and Spotify.
1-3. Tres Danzas Concertantes - Leo Brouwer (arr. Julien Labro)
– Andantino (Quasi Allegretto)
4. Antonia - Pat Metheny
5-8. Suite Retratos - Radamés Gnattali (arr. Julien Labro based on Rabello’s version)
– Ernesto Nazareth
– Anacleto de Medeiros
– Chiquinha Gonzaga
9. Escualo - Astor Piazzolla (arr. Julien Labro)
10. Everybody Wants to Rule the World - Words and Music by Roland Orzabal, Ian Stanley, and Chris Hughes (arr. Jason Vieaux)