A multi-disciplinary Tango show that closed the PIAZZOLLA Festival in Buenos Aires Leonardo Suarez Paz: EL NUEVO TANGO
redefines tango as evolving, daring, artistically complex and emotionally moving genre - deeply rooted in tradition but with one foot in the next century, a "magnificent performance" (All About Jazz, UK)
Leonardo Suarez Paz continues to elevate and modernize the genre, taking into to the forefront of 21st Century in this new production which features 9 stars of the genre, including the Latin GRAMMY nominated Cuartetango String Quartet, in a powerful program with strings, electric strings, percussion, bandoneon, piano, vocals, tango dance and a contemporary ballet in an electrifying multi-disciplinary concert. Chosen to close the "Piazzolla 25 Años" Festival in Buenos Aires (CCK), in homage to Piazzolla and his violinist Fernando Suarez Paz, the concert was recommended as one of the top events in the city of Buenos Aires and played to a sold out house, making everyone "feel that Piazzolla is more alive then ever" (Teleshow, BsAs).
SUAREZ PAZ IS THE NEW TANGO
Leonardo Suarez Paz, "virtuoso extraordinaire on the violin" (Wynton Marsalis), creator of the Latin Grammy nominated Cuartetango and star of multiple Grammy and Latin Grammy Awarded albums (Placido Domingo, Ruben Blades, Luis Miguel), was born into a cradle of tango and grew up among its stars in a time of the tango revolution. His mentors and family friends - Astor Piazzolla, Horacio Ferrer and his father, Fernando Suarez Paz passed along to him their vision and their dreams. His journey took him from his artistic debut at the age of 6 as a singer, to becoming the youngest member of the Teatro Colon Opera House at age 16 as a violinist, to plying as a soloist and dancing with all of the major tango stars such as Mariano Mores and Horacio Salgan, to playing jazz with with Jim Hall, Kenny Drew Jr., Stanley Jordan, Steve Kuhn and Savion Glover. To arranging for the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. He embodies all that is part of this complex genre today, inspired by everything that surrounded him since childhood, he is the music, the song, the poetry and the dance of Buenos Aires, the past in his heart and and one foot in the future, he is Leonardo Suarez Paz, he is EL NUEVO TANGO.
10 ARTISTS /
+ 6 ARTISTS option with Argentina's Premier Contemporary Ballet
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powerful and sensual”
Leonardo Suarez Paz is tango royalty”
feel that Piazzolla is more alive then ever"
Leonardo Suarez Paz - Tango Master of the 21st Century”
Suarez Paz … best last names of the tango legacy”
Leonardo Suarez Paz is surely now the torchbearer of Argentine Tango and the legacy of its greatest composer, Astor Piazzolla."
In Leonardo's hands, it merges deftly with jazz."
a magnificent performance filled with all the virtues of tango"
Suarez Paz’s father, a brilliant tango violinist, had been one of Piazzolla’s principal collaborators, and from the first bar it was clear that the father and the son were made of the same stuff”
The art and music of Leonardo Suarez Paz: Because tango is a music for dancing. It is classical music. It is dance and poetry and song. It is about the free, creative expression of the soul. It's about life―or rather what it can be."