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Tango Greats #10

On tonight's show, we will explore more of the greats of tango that shaped modern tango with tandas from the orchestra Astillero, Ramiro Gallo, and more. My name is Charles Olivier, your host, and let's dive into Noche de Tango.

Tanda 1 - Astillero

  • Marfil-Reflejo
  • Linea de Tiempo
  • Variacion
  • Catinga

Tanda 2 - Ramiro Gallo

  • Exelina
  • El Sur
  • Las Malenas
  • El Ultimo Kurdo

Tanda 3 - Victor Lavallen

  • Adios Nonino
  • Chiquilin de Bachin
  • El Choclo
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.