Saturday March 22nd
Noche de Tango
20 years El Corte
Luis Stazo, founder of Sexteto Mayor
De Vereeniging Nijmegen ( Concert hall of Nijmegen) / 3 dance floors / info
20.15 - 03.00
: from 19.00 - 22.00
via this site / +31-20-6793831 / mail
dance-performances : 22.00 - 22.30
QUINTETO STAZO MAYOR with Luis Stazo
in Buenos Aires , he started to play the Bandoneón with
7 years. At the age of 11 he already played in child orchestras. Until the
foundation of the Sexteto Mayor in `73 , with which he registered more
than 20 CD´s, he played and accompanied famous ones of the tango like
Osmar Maderna, Angel Vargas, Juan Carlos, Cobián, Jorge A. Fernández,
Lucio Demare, Argentino Galván, Alberto Morán And the unforgettable
Roberto Goyeneche, “el Polaco“.
As an arranger he wrote only for the Sexteto Mayor more than a 150
arrangements. In his long carrier of now more than 60 years he played on
all stages of the world. Awards like the Konex, the great award of Sadayc
(Association of authors and compositors of the Argentina) or the Latin
Grammy in the year 2004 are only a few rewards to mention.
his more of 100 compositions you can find pieces like
nos veremos más”and “Orgullo Tanguero. Some of them he wrote together
with Ernesto Baffa, Enrique Cadícamo, Julio de Caro and Federico Silva.”.
Arrangements of “Los 14 Julio de Caro” which belongs to the most
outstandings are still appreciated by all musicians all over the world.
In the last 20 years he accompanied together with the Sexteto
the Broadway Productions “Tango Argentino” and “Tango Pasión”.
From 2005 on Luis Stazo not only plays, writes and arranges
“StazoMayor” but also is a very warm welcome arranger and
guest of Symphony Orchestras. For the documentacion
(on DVD) he especially wrote the main song and plays it in
As one of the few still living “Fueyeros” (Bandoneonplayer),
makes feel his audience the passion and melancholy of his
Luis Stazo has, without no doubt, the honour to have written
years of the now over 100-year-old history of the tango.
In “StazoMayor” he unites musicians like:
Christian Gerber - Bandoneon
Cesar Niro - Guitar
Kaspar Domke - Doublebass
Pablo Woizinski - Klavier
The sexteto will play one concert set and two dance sets