Sat. Oct. 4th, 4:15pm: They look like a garage band with 11 musicians whose age ranges from 25 to 35 years old. They introduce their new albums in an old factory. They compose and play dark tangos, following the shadows of their rock icons, like the legendary El Indio Solari, leader of "Los Redonditos de Ricota".
Sat. Sept. 2nd, 4:15p: A new generation is bringing a crude, and complex social reality to their tango compositions.
In CORAZÓN TANGUERO, we travel the road of Contemporary Argentinian tango composers who speak to today´s reality, a challenging, and less traveled road. We´ll listen to : LA VIDÚ, a tango orchestra of 13 musicians, including 4 bandoneon players, and 4 violins. And Josefina Rozenwasser, a Buenos Aires young woman with great resolution to make her own way in music, playing bandoneon, singing and composing.
Sat. Aug. 16, 4:15p: Para honrar la memoria colectiva, we´ll celebrate that the Argentinian grandson Number 114, Ignacio Hurban (Guido Montoya Carlotto) was found. He was one of the 500 children kidnapped by Argentinian dictatorship (1976-1983). His grandmother Enriqueta Estela Barnes de Carlotto, leader of the Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo, and 2003 United Nations Prize of Human Rights, looked for him for 37 years.
Ignacio/Guido is a tango and jazz musician. We´ll feature his music, and tangos related with the need of historical memory and justice.
Sat., August 2nd at 4:15p: We´ll share music of a contemporary generation of tango musicians and composers from Buenos Aires, Argentina. Néstor Basurto with "Recalada" ("Dropping By") and Pablo Covacevich, a guitar virtuoso, with a new album release, "Olivia". Both musicians keep tango vibrant and alive today. More information:
Sat. 21 July, 4:15p: Argentinian Sexteto VENDAVAL (strong wind) from Rosario with "InTEmperie" ("Under the open sky"), and FLORES NEGRAS (Black Flowers), a women only vocal quartet from Buenos Aires, will keep us feeling the live beating heart of tango.
Sat. 5 July, 4:15p: Adrián PLACENTI, Argentinian pianist and composer, shares "Mis tangos de ayer y hoy", and QUINTEGASETO from Rosario, will keep us feeling the live breath of tango. ¡EL TANGO VIVE! Tango lives!
Sat. 21 June 4:15pm: Grand Rapids, MI based Folias Flute and Guitar Duo with flutist Carmen Maret and guitarist Andrew Bergeron play live their own compositions in a studio session. We talked about the crossing experience of concert chamber music with Argentinian folk and tango, and their connection to nature as inspiration for their compositions.
Sat. 7 June, 4:15p: We´ll feature VIOLENTANGO, a new generation of musicians recreating tango from the "Rock Nacional" of the 60´s and 70´s, with a touch of the Buenos Aires melancholy. (http://www.violentango.com)
And AMORES TANGOS, a carnaval-tango orchestra... all tango vivo!
Sat. 17 May, 4:15pm: In an interview with violinist James Anderson, founder of the Austin Piazzolla Quintet we´ll talk about the connection of the Quintet to Piazzolla´s music, the freedom to create, improvise and recreate through Piazzolla´s inspiration.
You´ll listen their awe-inspiring, and at the same time, playful brushes of music all along the show!
Sat. 3 May, 4:15 pm: From an iconic tanguero neighborhood of Buenos Aires, La Boca, we converse with Pablo Bernaba, founder of QUINTETO NEGRO LA BOCA.
In their impressive successful show Tangos negros y libertarios, the QNLB performs traditional, new, and socially-involved tango with the lyrics of the Argentinian writer, Osvaldo Bayer (author of La Patagonia Rebelde).
Sat. 19 April, 4:15p: Different versions of two classics: "Naranjo en Flor/Orange tree in bloom" (1944, brothers Homero and Virgilio Expósito), and "Primavera Porteña/Buenos Aires Spring" (1970, Astor Piazzolla), to celebrate the beginning Springtime en clave de tango ...
Sat. 5 April, 4:15p: We´ll feature hip-hop tango by PROTESTANGO, and Marcelo Lodigiani in his experimental tango compositions, and LCB PROJECT. Más tango nuevo... de protesta, de vanguardia! More info: http://protestango.tk/
Sat. 15 Feb. 4:15p: CORAZÓN TANGUERO brings to you, "GALLEGUITA" (young Galician girl). In this 1923 tango, Gardel, León Gieco, Libertad Lamarque, The Chieftains and Galician Celtic musician Carlos Núñez honor the story of an immigrant -from Spain to Argentina- who was prostituted to be able to send money back home.
Sat. 1 March, 4:15p: Is Tango, a masculine music talking about women? Or, today... the sensuality and creativity of tango however, is a woman's affair…? We´ll celebrate International Women´s Day featuring contemporary women musicians, bands, and composers.
Sat. 5 Oct. 4:15pm: Join us in a conversation with TE AMO, ARGENTINA show director and cellist Antonio LYSY.
TE AMO, ARGENTINA, a journey through the heart and soul of Argentina, is a multimedia concert featuring music from Amerindian rhythms of the Andes Mountains to the sounds of the city-street cafés of Buenos Aires. The performance will take place on Wed. Oct. 9 (National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque), and Frid. Oct 11 (Lensic Theater, Santa Fe).
Sat. 7 Sept. 4:15 pm: Local tango orchestra QTANGO will be our guest on CORAZÓN TANGUERO. Be ready to enjoy their live presentation! QTANGO will perform following Grammy Award Winner Antonio Lysy´s "Te amo, Argentina" during the post-show milonga (National Hispanic Cultural Center, October 5th, Albuquerque, New Mexico).
Sat. 15 June, 4:15p: VOLVER... Did you ever had the memory of your first love? VOLVER, a 1935 tango, is an homage to the first love. We commemorate the anniversary of its author, Alfredo Le Pera, one of the main poets of tango, by playing different versions of this iconic song.
Sat. 1 June, 4:15 p: Tango and fado intertwine in soulful songs mixing Portuguese guitars, cavaquinhos playing milongas, and tangos. Explore with us this amazing music following the first Tango-fado Festival in Buenos Aires!
Sat. 20 April 4:15p: Enjoy the bond between the nostalgia of tango and the excitment of candombe, a historical friendship between Uruguay and Argentina.
Llamada / Ruben Rada - Eduardo Mateo / Candombe Notas / Gotan Project / Lunatico Pena Mulata / Malena Muyala / En el Solís Garúa / Malena Muyala / Tocá Tangó/ Juan Carlos Cacéres / Tocá Tangó Tango Negro / Juan Carlos Cacéres / Tocá Tangó Candombe Para El Que Hasta Ayer Reía (Luis Alposta) / Cuarteto Cedrón / En Versos Y En Canción