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Roberto Alvarez

On tonight's show, we will explore the life and career of the bandoneonista Roberto Alvarez, who passed away on March 5th, 2023.
Tanda 1

  • Gallo Ciego
  • Malandraca
  • Pata Ancha
  • Ilusion de Mi Vida
  • Bordoneo y 900
  • Locura Tanguera

Tanda 2

  • Festejando
  • Nonino
  • Negracha
  • La Cachila
  • El Andariego

Tanda 3

  • Zum
  • La Panyanca
  • Tremolina
  • Morena
  • Nostalgico
  • La Yumba
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.