Sat June 30, 2012
Latin Pianist Pablo Ziegler
Grammy-winning pianist Pablo Ziegler is Jill's guest this week. His Trio for New Tango appeared at Elizabethtown College this past March performing works by Astor Piazzolla.
Piazzolla brought the tango from the bordello to the concert hall, and in the process created Nuevo Tango ("New Tango") and became one of the 20th century's great composers.
Pablo Ziegler, the pianist of Piazzolla's own ensemble for a decade, infuses his performances of Piazzolla's masterworks with a powerful blend of firsthand knowledge and originality, mixing classic tango rhythms, jazz improvisation, artistry and sensuality."