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Jorge Retamoza | Noche de Tango

On this week's show, we will continue highlighting musicians who play instruments outside the typical instrumentation of the tango orchestra with the saxophonist Jorge Retamoza. I hope you will join me, Charles Olivier for Noche de Tango.

Tanda 1 - Violentango (1998)

  • Bandoneon
  • Hora de Cierre
  • Amanecer en el Centro

Tanda 2 - Vientos De Tango (2010)

  • Tango Alocado
  • Cafe 1930

Tanda 3 - Jorge Retamoza, Piazzolla - Seis Estudios Tanguisticos (2018)

  • Plaza Miserere
  • Bailate Esta
  • Un Amigo en Berlin
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.