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Tango Greats #2 | Noche de Tango

On this week’s show we explore some of the greats of tango that made tango what it is today with Alfredo Gobbi, Anibal Troilo, and more.

Tanda 1 - Alfredo Gobbi

  • Salto Mortal
  • La Numero Cinco
  • Orlando Goni
  • Tu Angustia y Mi Dolor

Tanda 2 - Anibal Troilo

  • La Mariposa
  • Pan
  • Noche Triste
  • Sur

Tanda 3 - Angel D'Agostino

  • A Pan y Agua
  • El Cocherito
  • De Corto Criollo
  • Alma de Bohemio

Tanda 4 - Horacio Salgan

  • Mala Junto
  • Boedo
  • La Ultima Curda
  • A Fuego Lento

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.