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Tango Greats #6 | 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 Amelita Baltar, Agustin Irusta and many more. My name is Charles Olivier, your host, and let's dive into Noche de Tango.

Tanda 1 - Amelita Batar

  • Nostalgias
  • Los Mareados
  • El Dia de Mi Quieres
  • Sur

Tanda 2 - Angustin Irusta

  • Confesion
  • El Gato del Amor
  • Brrio Reo
  • Absurdo

Tanda 3 - Jose Basso

  • Double A
  • De Diez Siete
  • Brazo de Oro
  • Ahi Va el Dulce

Tanda 4 - Florindo Sassone

  • Don Juan
  • Celos
  • Chique
  • Cielo Azul
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.