Grammy Awarded Octavio Brunetti and Los Varones at Salon Reale this Friday 10th!
- Music to your ears and food for your soul! This Friday 10th, don't be the one missing out on this unique event at Salon Reale.
We are delighted to bring you Grammy Awarded Octavio Brunetti (piano) and Los Varones del Tango playing live for our dancing pleasure: Sergio Reyes (violin) and Pedro Giraudo (bass).
DJ: Anthony Blackwell (The Diviner).
FREE dinner (menu tba and has not disappointed yet!) - until it's gone... usually by 10pm.
And of course FREE wine!
All in the beautiful Buenos Aires ambiance of Salon Reale in the heart of Hell's kitchen.
Hope to see you all at Hartley House on 413 W46th strt, west of 9th ave. (Strt Parking on 10th ave).
Reserving a table if dining, is recommended (as long as Hana's cooking!) - email:
Visit our new Salon Reale page on Facebook (and 'like us') at:
www.thomasreale.com for more details.
For a little 'background check' on the band:
Octavio Brunetti (pianist),Latin Grammy-winner Octavio Brunetti first studied piano in his home town of Rosario, Argentina. Before graduating, he was already performing a variety of musical styles. But his love for the tango prevailed and soon he was playing with Argentina’s most important tango musicians and singers. He moved to the United States in 2004 where his participation in New York’s International Tango Competition won him two first prizes: Best Solo Pianist and Best Duo. He now successfully tours with his own band, the Octavio Brunetti Quintet. His recordings include “Soledad” by Astor Piazzolla with world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma (“Appassionato” by Sony BMG-Classical), and Grammy Award Winning CD “Te amo Tango” with Raul Jaurena. He has performed with the Panam Symphony Orchestra, Orquesta del Tango de Cordoba, and Yo-Yo Ma at the international Tango Conference at Harvard, Cambridge. In December 2008 he participated in the recording of the original soundtrack music for the Francis Ford Coppola’s last movie “TETRO” composed by Osvaldo Golijov.Mr Brunetti is considered one of the most sought after tango pianists of our times.
Sergio R. Reyes (violin) is a native of Guatemala City. In 1991 he was awarded a scholarship to attend Interlochen Arts Academy, in Michigan, where he graduated from high-school. Later, he studied violin and music composition at the Manhattan School of Music and at the Brooklyn College of Music Conservatory. Since 1999 he has been part of the tango music scene in New York City. He has played in a variety of tango ensembles (Héctor del Curto's Tango Orchestra, Forever Tango, Los Chantas, Octavio Brunetti's Tango Orchestra) which whom he has performed in New York's renowned stages, such as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, City Center, etc.Currently, he is writing original music for Catherine Filloux's new play 'Luz', which will premier this coming fall at La Mama Theater in New York City.
Pedro Giraudo (bassist):Originally from Córdoba, Argentina, Pedro Giraudo moved to New York City in 1996. Since then he has become an in-demand bass player playing in a wide variety of musical projects, but specializing in the music of Latin America. As a bassist and/or arranger, he has performed with Pablo Ziegler (Astor Piazzolla), Kenny Garrett (Miles Davis), and William Cepeda (Dizzy Gillespie). He has participated in various Jazz and Music Festivals throughout the United States, Europe, South America, the Caribbean and Asia. Since 2000, Pedro Giraudo leads his own group, the Pedro Giraudo Jazz Orchestra. for which he composes and arranges. These ensembles showcase compositions which combine Pedro Giraudo’s love of the Argentine tango and folk music, classical music, and the spontaneity of jazz improvisation. He has released four critically acclaimed CDs: “Destiny of Flowers” (2002), “Mr Vivo” (2002), “Desconsuelo” (2005) and “El Viaje” (2009).
YES - cabeceo
YES - dress elegant
YES - clear the dance floor between tandas.
Red organdy draped 18' ceiling, balcony. Column-free, smooth wood, square
large dance floor, tables all around.
OUR SALON IS YOUR SALON!
Abrazos, Thomas and Hana.
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