Trio Garufa: Tango Argentino

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World travelers Trio Garufa–comprised of Argentinian guitarist Guillermo García, Swiss bandoneon player Adrian Jost, and American bassist Sascha Jacobsen–return to the Poppy for an evening of tango: classic Argentine tangos, as well as Argentine folklore music, modern tangos from Piazzolla, electro-tangos, and original compositions.   FEATURING: Guillermo García - guitar Adrian Jost - bandoneon Sascha Jacobsen - string bass   Learn more: Website   EVENT DETAILS &nbs...
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Doralice with Bianca Levan and Wolf & Crow: Record Release Celebration – SOLD OUT!

Doralice with Bianca Levan and Wolf & Crow: Record Release Celebration
Saturday, November 4 @ 7:30PM
Violin-guitar duo Doralice unveil a new 10" vinyl record of original cinematic acoustic music, featuring everything from moody waltzes to serpentine gypsy rhythms and creaky Americana. Records will be available and include custom papercut art by Bianca Levan, who will share some of her work during the show. Opening the evening will be an intimate set by cinematic folk duo Wolf & Crow. FEATURING: Rima Ash - violin Yates Brown - guitar Zachary Vieira - guitar, vocals Mathieu Stemmelen -...
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Mari Black & the World Fiddle Ensemble: A Fiery Fiddle Odyssey

Mari Black & the World Fiddle Ensemble: A Fiery Fiddle Odyssey
Friday, June 16 @ 7:30PM
Multistyle violinist and champion fiddler Mari Black comes to the Poppy with a spirited musical adventure featuring dance music from around the globe: Celtic, American, and Canadian fiddling, jazz, tango, klezmer, folk, original works, and more. Featuring: TBA Mari Black’s energetic playing, engaging stage presence, and commitment to bringing people together through music have made her a favorite with audiences across the country and around the world. Equally at home in a wide variety of ...
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Redwood Tango Ensemble: Modern Tango and Original Chamber Music

Redwood Tango Ensemble: Modern Tango and Original Chamber Music
Sunday, June 11 @ 7:30PM
Oakland-based Redwood Tango Ensemble presents a concert of new works written by bandoneonist Charles Gorczynski. The sextet focuses on writing that is both fundamentally based in tango and reaching towards a personal and imaginative sound. The new works are influenced by contemporary tango groups in Argentina, modern chamber music, film music, and improvised music. Featuring: Charles Gorczynski - bandoneón Kendra Vernon - violin Mia Bella D'Augelli - violin Anton Estaniel - cello Elyse ...
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Tango No. 9: Exploring the World of Tango

Tango No. 9: Exploring the World of Tango
Sat, Feb 11 @ 7:30PM
San Francisco quartet Tango No. 9 explores the music of tango in all its myriad manifestations. Performing tragic vocal ballads, the habanera rhythms of the dance repertoire, and the tango nuevo of Astor Piazzolla, the group combines violin, piano, trombone, and vocals to capture a large sound that is both romantic and heart-breaking. Featuring: Joshua Raoul Brody - piano Catharine Clune - violin Greg Stephens - trombone Zoltan DiBartolo - vocals Since 1998, all-star Bay Area ensemble ...
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Redwood Tango Ensemble: New Tango & Chamber Music

Redwood Tango Ensemble: Modern Tango and Original Chamber Music
Sunday, June 11 @ 7:30PM
Oakland's Redwood Tango Ensemble presents a set of brand new compositions as well as arrangements of contemporary tango favorites. Featuring: Charles Gorczynski - bandoneon Elyse Weakley - piano Anton Estaniel - cello Kendra Vernon - violin Mia Bella D'Augelli - violin Daniel Fabricant - double bass Dedicated to the study and performance of traditional Argentine tango music, Redwood Tango Ensemble has played hundreds of milongas (social dance events) since their inception in 2011. L...
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María Volonté: Blue Tango Project: Tango and the Blues Embrace

María Volonté: Blue Tango Project
Fri, Nov 18 @ 7:30PM
Bewitching echoes of tango’s forbidden pleasures and the lament of the solitary blues soul meet in Blue Tango Project, a collaboration between Buenos Aires-born vocalist/guitarist María Volonté and harmonica player Kevin Carrel Footer, a native Californian. Their exploration of the emotional and musical crossroads where tango and the blues embrace celebrates the deep spiritual bond that joins the two genres. Featuring: María Volonté - vocals, guitar Kevin Carrel Footer - harmonica María...
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Trio Caminos: Latin Jazz Meets Spanish Beats

Trio Caminos
Thurs, Oct 20 @ 7:30PM
Synthesizing elements of jazz, flamenco, tango, and Latin American music, Trio Caminos is a new acoustic ensemble led by Venezuelan guitarist Carlos Caminos. After moving to the Bay Area, Caminos connected with bassist Sascha Jacobsen and percussionist Sage Baggott to create original compositions and play music by composers such as Astor Piazzolla and Michel Camilo. Together, Trio Caminos boasts a rich, diverse repertoire that marries Latin American music to Afro-Caribbean, Spanish, and joropo b...
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Redwood Tango Ensemble: “Unison” Album Release – Contemporary Tango

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Celebrating the release of their new album Unison, Redwood Tango Ensemble is joined by the powerful Rafael Delarue / Scott O’Day duo for an opening set of Argentine tango guitar and vocal duets. Redwood Tango Ensemble is a sextet from Oakland, CA dedicated to both traditional Argentine tango music and original compositions. The ensemble has taken a large step forward with the release of Unison, developing a contemporary and singular voice within the genre. Informed by the creative and wide-re...
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