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Chifladas | Noche de Tango

Welcome to Noche de Tango, a show that explores the ever-growing history, culture, and community of Tango musicians and dancers from Argentina and around the world. On this week's show, we will hear the amazing woodwind players of the tango ensemble Chifladas. My name is Charles Olivier, your host, and let's dive into Noche de Tango.

Tanda 1 - Orquesta Típica Ciudad Baigon, La Rebelion de las Polillas (2019)

  • Generacio y Pulso
  • Diciembre
  • El Dia Que No Muere
  • Un Espojo Como Vos
  • Estas

Tanda 2 - Elogia de la Oscuridad

  • Memorial de los Indigentes
  • Cuento de Silloneros
  • Descuerpos

Tanda 3 - Chifladas, Toco Madera (2013)

  • Danzarin
  • Nostalgico
  • Bordoneo y 900
  • Mi Refugio

Tanda 4, Chifladas, Desborde (2020)

  • Iluminame, por Favor
  • Aire Sin Final
  • Poema
  • Un Nuevo Dia
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.