Live from Buenos Aries… Sexteto Milonguero Band ~ Music and Dancing

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CapturebrWhen: Thursday, March 9, 7-8:15PM
Where: Chevy Chase Ballroom, 5207 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC
Cost: $55
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With 10 years of performing, Sexteto Milonguero has played milongas, theaters and festivals throughout Argentina, made 2 tours in Latin America and 9 European tours covering more than 25 countries, and many cities plus Canada, Singapure and China – now they come to Washington, DC!

Sexteto Milonguero formed in 2006 with the simple desire to make a dance repertoire, usually played in the milongas, emphasizing the 40s, and looking, despite the excellent versions heard for years , a personal sound of the band. The only intention? … Continue the function of those great bands, not let the tango moves away from the neighborhood, the dancers, the popular, the milongas. The style of the group, has a beginning, in essence, danceable.

And over the years, also because of the diversity of places where they have been presented in recent years, such as theaters or festivals worldwide, have added to their extensive repertoire, a variety of songs that can be called only for concerts. Own songs, songs of Argentine folklore, etc.. This has allowed to show and merge the different influences that each one of the members of the sextet, which include: Argentina’s popular music, jazz, classical, rock, etc. …. Current contemporary influences.

Members of Sexteto Milonguero:

Bandoneón (Ignacio Claramonte)

Violins (Marisol Canessa y Gustavo Garay)

Contrabass (Alejandro Abbonizio)

Piano (Juan Rivero)

Singer (Javier Di Ciriaco).

Discography:

Pa’ que bailen (2007)

Sexteto Milonguero “7” (2010)

Doble o nada (2013)

This latest CD is a double, one disk and contains: a CD of ’40s classics, and the other for the first time in the band’s career, songs that belong to Sexteto Milonguero members.

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