Pablo Ziegler

What's new? Tango ensemble that has taken the world by storm. Five couples and four musicians who have danced their way into the soul of tango lovers, far and wide.

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.

As pianist for famed bandoneon virtuoso Astor Piazzolla for ten years, Ziegler went on to create his own updated version of the nuevo tango by establishing his own trio and Quartet. His music incorporates and extends the jazz and tango innovations created by Piazzolla, thus epitomizing what nuevo tango truly means.