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Pedro Giraudo | Noche de Tango

In this episode of Noche de Tango, Charles Olivier explores the career of Pedro Giraudo, a double bassist whose style spans from big band to tango.

En este episodio de Noche de Tango, Charles Olivier explora la carrera de Pedro Giraudo, un contrabajista cuyo estilo abarca desde la big band hasta el tango.

Tanda 1 - Pedro Giraudo, El Viaje, 2009

  • Punto de Partida
  • Yarulina
  • El Viaje - Tramo I
  • El Bajonazo

Tanda 2 - Vigor Tanguero, 2018

  • A Octavio Brunetti
  • A Campo Abierto
  • La Rabiosa
  • Con un Nudo en la Garganta

Tanda 3 - Impulso Tanguero, 2021

  • La Poda
  • Avido
Charles Olivier is currently director of the Texas Tech University Tango Orchestra and the co-director of the Lubbock ISD All-District Tango Orchestra, whose purpose is to educate high school students about tango music, culture, and performance. Charles’ extensive work with the group was recognized by Texas Tech University with the President’s Excellence in Diversity and Equity Award. As a performer, he is a founding member of Tango Llaneros. Charles has attended the Reed College Tango Institute, Cuarteto Tanguero Summer Workshop, and has been a key speaker about tango for the Osher Life Long Learning Institute. Charles attended Texas Tech University where he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education, a Certificate of World Music in Tango Performance, and recently a Master's in Ethnomusicology.