Baile de Carnaval @ the Astoria Tango Club - Astoria Tango Orchestra + Tambores Charruas
Experience a Vintage Carnival at the Astoria Tango Club!
Sunday, February 26 the Astoria Tango Club will take you back to the 50s at Rio de la Plata for an authentic Carnival celebrationcomplete with Tango orchestra, drummers, dancers, masks, and an all-out Latin Carnival Party!
The Tambores Charruas will entertain with traditional drumming, Amy Wilson will DJ, and the Astoria Tango Orchestra conducted by Daniel Binelli- will bring you the best of Golden Age Tango music!
6pm to 7 pm
Introduction to Tango (Lesson)
7pm to 1am
9:30pm and 10:30pm
ASTORIA TANGO ORCHESTRA
conducted by DANIEL BINELLI*
LOS TAMBORES CHARRUAS
*Wine and food, available on premises at incredible prices!*
Centro Español de Queens
41-01 Broadway 2nd Floor
Astoria, NY 11103
One block from Steinway and Broadway.
R train to Steinway (only 3 stops from Lexington Avenue)
*ABOUT DANIEL BINELLI
Bandoneon player, composer, arranger and musical director, Binelli has had and outstanding international career. He was for 10 years a member of Osvaldo Puglieses Orchestra and took part in several tours around Europe, the United States and Japan.
He joined the Orquesta de Atilio Stampone and the Orquesta del Tango de Buenos Aires as a bandoneon soloist.
In 1989 he was specially invited by Astor Piazzolla to join Piazzollas New Tango Sextet and toured widely in Europe and Latin America.
Between 1990 and 1997 he worked as the musical director, arranger and bandoneon soloist in the music and dance show Tango x 2, which had a great success in the USA, Europe and Japan. Together with guitar player Hugo Romero, he recorded 2 CDs of this duet for Argentina and Japan.
He is the director of his own group, Daniel Binelli Quinteto which toured in Japan, Europe and the Americas, joining the Italian singer Milva. The CD Milva, el tango de Astor Piazzolla was the result of this union.
Some other groups in which he took part are: Quinteto Guardia Nueva (1970), Quinteto Hugo Baralis (1973), Generación 0(1974), Grupo Alas (1977), Orquesta de Osvaldo Requena (1986/7), Tango 7 (1992).
In 1995, he was awarded with the Konex Prize of popular music in the category Tango Performers.
In 1995, he took part of the recording of a CD of Astor Piazzollas work, together with Gary Burton, the outstanding jazz vibraphone player. He also participated in concerts of Paquito DRivera together with the Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra.
Since 1997 he has been playing in a duet with the Argentine guitar player Eduardo Isaac with whom he recorded the CD Argentine Master, together with the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional conducted by Pedro Ignacio Calderón and also La Música Argentina y el Tango.
Since 2000 he forms a duet with pianist Polly Ferman in which they play music of Latin American composers such as Piazzolla, Cobian, Ginastera, Ariel Ramirez, Rene Vargas and Cluzeu Mortet in original versions. This work was recorded on a CD called Imágenes published in Argentina by Revista Clásica (see details).
In October, 2000 he was specially invited by Charles Dutoit to play music of Astor Piazzolla together with Montreal Symphonic Orchestra. A CD was also recorded under Decca label and will be available soon. Guitar player Eduardo Issac plays in this recording as well.
As a bandoneon soloist he performed and made several recordings of works by Astor Piazzolla with well known symphony and chamber orchestras from all over the world: Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional from Argentina, Orquesta Estable del Teatro Colón de Buenos Aires from Argentina, Camerata Bariloche from Argentina, Fort Worth Symphonic Orchestra (Texas, USA), Ottawa Symphonic Orchestra (Canada), Filarmónica de Bogota (Colombia), Sinfónica Simon Bolivar (Venezuela), Melbourne Symphonic Orchestra (Australia), and Knoxville Symphonic Orchestra (Tennessee, USA)
These Orchestras previously mentioned were conducted by directors such Lalo Schifrin, Franz Fuente, Simon Blech, José Carli, Isaiah Jackson, Jamil Maluf, Alfredo Rugeles, Francisco Rettig y Germán Gutierrez, among others.
Centro Español de Queens (View)
Astoria, NY 11103