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NEW ALBUM FROM AFROTANGO ENSEMBLE "Intrínsico"

"Intrínseco" (intrinsic) or essential, is a journey with in it self.
When I ask my self where was the beginning of this path, I thought on something that will emerge from my roots. Then it will evolve in a new succession of articulated sound that is both contemporary and unique.
"Intrínseco" is also a collaboration of top players that appear on the Album, including Emir Isilay on Piano, Paul Perez on Upright Bass, Pablo Hopenhayn and Shigeru Logan in Violin, Paulo Gustavo on Electric Bass, Esteban Adame on Piano, and Billy Brokmann.

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Founded in 2006 by Argentine drummer Juan Estanga, “Afrotango Ensemble” achieves a unique Tango-Jazz sonority,
distinguishing itself from any other modern tango group today. The ensemble accomplishes an authentic sound by tackling masterpieces
from the classic and modern Tango repertoire while incorporating jazz improvisation to make each performance unique.

Featuring musicians from different latitudes and musical influences, the ensemble showcases the virtuosity and musical ingenuity of its members,
each being prestigious in the Latin Jazz world in their own right. “Afrotango Ensemble” has showed the versatility and performance
strength of its members through each presentation, holding an ample repertoire conformed of instrumental pieces
where improvisation plays a decisive role.

“Afrotango Ensemble” has situated itself as one of the leading modern tango groups of the day, contributing to the evolution of the genre
and establishing a defined sonority and style that is avidly received by expert and amateur public alike.
This fact has allowed them to participate in national festivals performing in venues such as Ford Amhpitheatre,
Walt Disney Concert Hall, USC, Jazz Wine Festival, UCLA Fowler Museum,
The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage, Rose Bowl and The Mission Theater among others