About

About me


I am a freelance guitarist from Argentina. I have been playing professionally for the last three decades and have been based in Europe since 2002.

 

A big fan of rock and pop music of the ‘60s and ‘70s and a lover of Jazz and Brazilian Samba and Bossa Nova, my guitar studies included aspects of classical music mixed with jazz and other genres of popular music. I have a vast experience of performing all those genres not only on stage but also as a session musician (at the studio and live, including popular T.V. shows in Argentina). But over the last two decades Tango music prevailed, perhaps as a way of reconnecting with my roots and Argentina's culture.


And it was through Tango that I had the privilege of playing in some of the most renowned/prestigious theatres and concert houses in the world (Paris L’Olympia, London Sadler’s Wells, Sydney Opera House, Chicago Symphony Hall, Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, Oslo Opera House and Philadelphia Symphony Hall, to name only a few). However, tango music gave me the chance of performing in smaller venues as well, allowing me to have a more direct and intimate contact with the audiences.




Current Projects


  • Alejandro Sancho - Tangos (solo-guitar)

Presenting my latest recording, TANGOS. My solo concerts include material from the album plus other tango classics arranged for solo guitar by me.


  • Fernando Marzan Quintet

Member of the tango quintet created by the renowned Argentine pianist, composer and arranger Fernando Marzan since its inception in 2001. Toured worldwide with FMQ as member of tango dance shows being the latest the Sadler's Wells production M¡longa, choreographed by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui.

FMQ released 4 CDs under its name and many others accompanying diverse tango artists.

www.fernandomarzan.com.ar


  • Jungman & Sancho Tango Duo

Duo with the Zürich based bandoneon maestro Luciano Jungman.

Released the CD Tango Bohemio in 2012.

www.jungmansancho.com


  • The Tangofied Ensemble

Danish bassist Torben Westergaard is the leader and composer of this band which plays a fusion of tango and Scandinavian jazz.

Played on the CDs Tangofied II and Tangofied III.

www.torbenwestergaard.com



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