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Tango Greats #4 | Noche de Tango

On tonight's show, we will explore some of the greats of tango that made tango what it is today with tandas from Adolf Beron, Armando Pontier and many more My name is Charles Olivier, your host, and let's dive into Noche de Tango.

Tanda 1 - Adolf Beron

  • Cicatrices
  • El Aguacero
  • Aquel tapado de armiño
  • El Aristocrata

Tanda 2 - Armando Pontier

  • A Los Amigos
  • Canaro in Paris
  • A Zarate
  • El Apache Argentino

Tanda 3 - Adolfo Carabelli

  • El Caburé
  • Cuatro Palabras
  • Campanita del Suburbio

Tanda 4 - Lucio Demare

  • Color de Rosa
  • El Chupete
  • Corazon no le digas a nadie
  • Alhucema

Tanda 5 - Edmundo Rivera & Horacio Salgan

  • Sobre el pucho
  • La Uruguayita Lucia
  • Alma de Loca
  • La Cumparsita

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.