Gonzalo Bergara Quartet

Gonzalo Bergara Quartet

BandLatinAcoustic

Really melodic acoustic original music with the flavor of Gypsy Jazz, Tango, Swing and Brazilian music. Strong melodies with virtuoso guitar improvisation.

Biography

Gonzalo Bergara was born in Buenos Aires Argentina not too long ago. He has been performing professionally since age 16 starting iin small venues in the city of Buenos Aires and other places in Argentina.
By 17 he was performing in national television with his own blues trio. At 19 he moved to USA looking for other things to do. SInce then he has toured the world and recorded extensively with artists such as John Jorgenson, Dan hicks, Tim Hauser (manhattan Transer), Sylvie Vartan(france), Linwood Slim and others. He has perfomed in festivals all over the world includin the Montreal Jazz Fest, Merle Fest and many others around the world. In 2007 Gonzalo formed his new Quaret and released his first solo production entitled Porteña Soledad.
The Gonzalo Bergara quartet consists of two acoustic guitars, upright bass and a clarinet/sax. Sometimes a Bandoneon is used to give it even a stronger Argentinian flavor. The music is mostly original compositions with all kinds of influences from Django Reinhardt, Astor Piazzolla, Oscar Aleman, Antonio Carlos Jobim, a lot of classical music, Blues, traditional Jazz and some pop music as well. The combination of all this is what you'll hear.
Gonzalo is also considered a gifted composer, some of his music has been used in commercials and movies.
Gonzalo now tours the country with his quartet not only for concerts but for Guitar Workshops as well.

Discography

Gonzalo Bergara - Porteña Soledad
Have recorded with Dan Hicks and the hotlicks(Signature Licks), Sylvie Vartan, the John Jorgenson quintet (ultrasponatne), and Linwood Slim.

Set List

B612
Insulto
Elena's Bossa
Como una flro
Meatwad's revenge
Charcos
Agridulce
A una carioca
Porteña Soledad

We have 2 set of a little over an hour of music

Cover tunes:
Some of these days
I'll see you in my dreams
Minor swing
Honeysucke rose
WHat is this thing called love
I can't give you anything but love
Many Django Reinhardt songs