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Eternal Aporia | Noche de Tango

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On this week's show, we will highlight the release of the new album Eternal Aporia by percussionist and bandoneonista Ben Thomas.

Tanda 1 - Anibal Troilo

  • A Fuego Lento
  • De Muy Adentro
  • Adios Nonino
  • Payadora
  • Melancolico

Tanda 2 - Osvaldo Pugliese

  • Nonino
  • Arrabal
  • Malambeao
  • Gallo Ciego
  • La Cumparsita

Tanda 3 - Ben Thomas, Eternal Aporia, 2022

  • Something Ventured
  • Eternal Aporia
  • Tangent 5
  • Little Birds
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.