Bordel Q – Nuevo Tango Ensemble
566 Cable Street, E1W 3HB London, United Kingdom
19.00-23.00 £5 on the door.
Bordel Q is an exciting new quintet based in London, forging links between musical genres, styles and languages founded upon the diverse backgrounds of the ensemble’s members. Their amalgamation of jazz, classical and world music, and the eclecticism with which pieces are approached, result in music that is both old and new, clear yet complex, offering a rich and individual musical experience. Featuring the wonderful Maurizio Pala on accordion (whose CD together with Dan Teper is available on this site) and a wealth of fabulous musicians such as Anisa Arslanagic violin and viola, James Kitchman guitar, Michele Montolli double bass and Nuno Brito on percussion.
The quintet’s debut programme is in honour of Astor Piazzolla, whose works embody all musical elements the ensemble are dedicated to. Although a well known Argentinian composer of Tango, Astor also explored styles such as classical, contemporary and jazz, and created the genre ‘Nuevo Tango’. With original arrangements and interpretations of his music, Bordel Q take their audience on a colourful and virtuous musical journey.
Anisa Arslanagic violin and viola
James Kitchman guitar
Maurizio Pala accordion
Michele Montolli double bass
Nuno Brito percussions