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Tango for Musicians #3: Ignacio Varchausky, double bass | Noche de Tango


Charles Olivier continues his 6-part series on the tango method books, Tango for Musicians, with Ignacio Varchausky and the Double Bass in Tango. Tune in to find out more!

Charles Olivier continúa su serie de 6 capítulos sobre los libros del método del tango, Tango para músicos, con Ignacio Varchausky y el Contrabajo en Tango. ¡Sintonice para obtener más información!



  Tanda 1 - Orquesta el Arranque, Tango, 1998

  • Marioneta 
  • Malvon
  • Recuerdo
  • El Abrojito

Tanda 2 - Ramiro Gallo Quiteto, Florece, 2005

  • De Polvo y Tiempo 
  • Compadron 
  • Las Malenas 
  • El Sur

Tanda 3 - Leopoldo Federico and El Arranque 

  • Cuando Te Pienso en Zamba
  • Capricho Otonal
  • A Ernesto Sabato

Ignacio Varchausky


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.