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Juan Pablo Navarro double-bass, composition – Nicolás Enrich bandoneon – Bruno Cavallaro violin – Sebastián Tozzolla clarinet, bass clarinet – Esteban Falabella electric guitar – Emiliano Greco piano

The Juan Pablo Navarro Sexteto proves that tango is still very much alive and kicking. The six-piece ensemble of the Argentinean double bassist effortlessly switches between genres, innovating while respecting tradition. Many a tango aficionado has been moved by their Tango-Jazz and soon it will be our turn!

Juan Pablo Navarro’s impressive musical career reads like a tango score. He has previously shared the stage with such tango legends like Horacio Salgán and Ubaldo de Lío, the founders of the Quinteto Real and living jazz legend Joe Lovano. Critics and his peers consider him to be one of the most important double bass players in Argentinean popular music. His six-piece ensemble is a fixture in concert halls and at tango festivals across Argentina. On 8 May, Navarro introduces us to his Tango-Jazz, an original combination of tango, jazz and contemporary music. He likes to call his compositions “postcards from a New Sound of Buenos Aires”. Are you ready to take a musical trip to Argentina?

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Did you know?

  • The Tango Series

    In Argentina, there are many ensembles that contribute to a varied and fresh tango scene. Some of them re-enact the tradition, others build upon it to produce their own original creations. The list is long, but for sure includes the musicians performing in this ground-breaking concert series at BOZAR.

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