“…a stunningly inventive record that merges the dynamic relationship and improvisational skills of a virtuosic group with the lush compositions of influential tango composers.” All About Jazz. “(it) so completely and artfully integrates two musical worlds, here tango and jazz, that it is impossible to tell where one ends and the other begins.” Jazz Times His current work includes performances with Nonesuch recording artist Fernando Otero’s X-Tango, Argentine jazzman Adrian Iaies, and a collaboration with Paquito D’Rivera and Venezuelan flute virtuoso Marco Granados. In April 2007 Pablo performed as a special guest with Lincoln Center's Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, led by Arturo O'Farrill. He also tours regularly throughout the US with his tango-jazz show “Avantango”.
Aslan has performed and recorded with Yo Yo Ma, Wynton Marsalis, Shakira, Lalo Schifrin, Joe Lovano, Gary Burton, Paquito D’Rivera, Denyce Graves, Osvaldo Golijov, Pablo Ziegler, the New World Symphony, the Philadelphia Orchestra, and David Krakauer’s Klezmer Madness among many others, and on recordings for Sony, RCA, BMG, Chesky, Naxos, Tzadik, and others. He was guest artist in the 2005/06 season of Chamber Music at Lincoln Center, Chamber Music Northwest and Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, alongside pianist/composer Lalo Schiffrin and bandoneonist Nestor Marconi in Schiffrin’s “Letters from Argentina”, the Aleph Records CD of which was nominated for a Latin Grammy Award in 2006. In 2005, Aslan colaborated with the French choral ensemble Ecume as musical director of their new tango- operita, “Tango du Couteau” in Montpellier, France and directed The Tango Group, with the composer and pianist Roger Davidson, producing "Amor por el Tango" for the Soundbrush Records label. In the 1990’s he was the founder and co-director of New York Buenos Aires Connection and New York Tango Trio with bandoneonist Raul Jaurena, with whom he produced several CDs and toured throughout the world.
(Jon Pareles wrote in the NY Times, April 1993: “With Aslan… the modern tango showed life after Astor Piazzolla”) An active educator and lecturer, Pablo has been a featured artist of the Lincoln Center Institute since 1998 bringing tango performances to hundreds of children and educators in the New York area. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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