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Latin Grammy Nominees | Noche de Tango

On this week's show, we will explore two nominations for next year's Latin Grammy in Best Tango Album, Los Tangueros del Oeste and Juanjo Mosalini with the Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra. My name is Charles Olivier, your host, and let's dive into our Noche de Tango.

Tanda 1 - Los Tangueros del Oeste, Alma Vieja, 2021

  • La Historia de Zola Lapiz
  • Zamba Zefardim
  • Reflexion
  • Milonga de los Muertos
  • El Rumbo e Mi Corazon

Tanda 2 - Juanjo Mosalini and the Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra, 2021

  • Piazzolla Bandoneon Concerto I. Allegro Marcato (live)
  • II. Moderato (live)
  • III. Presto (live)
  • Cien Anos
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.