Blue Mountains – Quintet
Contemporary tango-inspired instrumental music with strong jazz influences.
Their repertoire includes pieces by Piazzolla, Ziegler and Egozcue as well as some traditional tangos/vals/milongas and modern original pieces which fuse tango with jazz.
- Gaye Thomas: flute/bandoneon
- Inge Courtney-Haentjes: violin
- Greg Gibson: saxophones/clarinets
- Jane Andino: piano
- Adam Bodkin: double bass
Contact details: Gaye Thomas 0400 775616 or 4757 3657
Sydney – duo
This duo plays classic tangos, milongas and valses as well as arrangements of Piazzolla and original compositions by Justo.
- Justo Diaz: guitar, vocals
- Jacinta McPhillamy: violin
Contact Jacinta 0413 144 633
Sydney – Tango / Quartet
Fuego Blanco, orquestra de Tango. The passions of tango music was what brought 4 friends and musicians to create ‘Fuego Blanco’, spanish for ‘White Fire’. These young musicians are under the tutelage of Maggie Ferguson (bandoneon) and have recently studied orchestral tango styles from the 40s and 50s at the Tango Via Buenos Aires programme in Argentina.
Sydney – Quintet/Sextet
Contact Dan Wallace on 0425 246 264 or go to www.myspace.com/fuegolentotango.
See Fuego Lento also on YouTube, or website www.fuegolento.com.au to access new release “Un Sueno Raro”
Sydney – Trio
Contact Nadia on 0410 615 488
Sydney – Tango Quintet
Formed in 2011 by Emily-Rose Šarkova and Owen Salomé, Tángalo grew from a desire to create a greater awareness of tango culture in Australia, and a fierce desire to see more tango-dancing to live tango-music. The group has performed in numerous Australian festivals including 2013 Made in Argentina Festival, Buenos Aires in the Southern Highlands, Tango in the Spring and the 2012, 2013 & 2014 National Folk Festivals.
Travelling to Argentina in 2014, as recipients of a JUMP Mentorship from the Australia Council for the Arts, Tángalo studied tango music with the great maestros of today and formed a creative partnership with the Latin-grammy nominated ‘Duo Ramirez-Satorre’, performing and touring together in 2015.
- Emily-Rose Sarkova: Bandoneon, Vocals, Arranging/composition
- Owen Salome: Bandoneon, guitar, flute.
- Susie Bishop: Violin, Vocals
- Amy Putt: Piano
- Johan Delin: Double Bass.
Visit www.tangalo.com.au for more info
Sydney – Quartet
Contact Michael Guzman 0412 580 583
Tango Bar is a tango quartet exploring the original roots of tango. The sounds and flavours of passionate music that has become internationally recognized. Vocals and guitar by Miguel Guzman, vocals and guitarron (bass guitar) Justo Diaz, piano Jason Gubbay, cello Anatoli Torchinsky. Specializing in an authentic sound and rhythm for tango dancers, all members of Tango Bar are originally from the land of Tango and Milonga, the “Rio de la Plata”, Buenos Aires and Montevideo
Sydney – Tango Youth Orchestra
Tango Oz is Australia’s first national tango orchestra, created with the Sydney Youth Orchestras Association (SYO), by Maggie Ferguson and directed by her from the bandoneon. For more information, see www.facebook.com/pages/Tango-Music-Project/281798418665
Brisbane/Sydney – Quintet/Sextet
- Moshlo and Romano Crevici: Violins
- Carla Thackra: Flute
- Daniel Rojas: Piano/Keyboard
- Isabella Brown: Double Bass
- Nadia Piave: Vocals
Contact Moshlo (07) 3367 0044
Tango Paradiso are musicians dedicated to the presentation of authentic Argentinean tango. They aim to capture the essence and passion of the great tango tradition, from the classics to the latest in techno-tango. Arrangements are commissioned in Buenos Aires specifically for the ensemble.