Tango Jazz Quartet - Homage to Astor Piazzola (Special Evening Performance)
Sunday 25th August 2019
Tickets: £20.00 Seat with Table/£15.00 Seat
Hampstead Jazz Club Presents – Homage to Astor Piazzola
The Hampstead Jazz Club is pleased to present the Tango Jazz Quartet from Argentina, mixing the melodic and rhythmic patterns of Tango with the harmonies and improvisation of Jazz. This new approach to Tango and Jazz has received an enthusiastic reaction both in Argentina as well as internationally. The music of Tango Jazz Quartet goes from the traditional tango to the music of Astor Piazzola without ever abandoning the territory of jazz.
Founded 15 years ago and with an International career spanning over 10 years, Tango Jazz Quartet has numerous accomplishments since their launch, when they performed a concert at Buenos Aires with the world‐renowned French Jazz accordionist Richard Galliano, who encouraged them to start an international career.
With 17 International tours performed and more than 23 countries visited, Tango Jazz Quartet have performed in the most prestigious venues around the world such as: San José Summer Jazz Festival, San José California, Shanghai Jazz Festival, Nisville International Jazz, Festival, Serbia; Tango & Jazz Festival, Tomsk, Russia, Hong Kong Jazz Festival, Joy of Jazz Festival, Johannesburg; Sunset-Sunside, Paris; Porgy & Bess, Vienna, The Music Village, Brussels; Snug Harbor, New Orleans, BFlat, Berlin, among others.
Saxophonist and clarinetist Gustavo Firmenich, leader of TJQ set up evenings of dance that were common in the golden era of the tango in Buenos Aires, where Tango and Jazz lived side by side but never integrated. Tango Jazz Quartet proposed a fusion of how much both songs had in common and adding something distinctive of the jazz that the tango lacked, improvisation.
“It is the first time that I hear a fusion of Jazz and Tango that works and makes s
Please note, The Club is not licenced to allow access to Children under the age of 16 after 9pm, so for evening performances, please do not book tickets for children under the age of 16. Children aged 16 and above are welcome at any time.
Seats are not numbered and you will be seated at available tables. Please note tables seat 4 people, so for bookings of less than 4 people, you will be seated and share a table for 4.
For £15.00 Tickets:
This is a fully seated event. Seats are not numbered and will be allocated on a first come first serve basis.
Doors: 6:30 pm | Show: 7:00 pm