Orquesta Z - Argentine Tango Orchestra

Sunday, May 14, 2017, 3:00 - 6:30 PM
Don't miss our first regular full performance and dance of the year
St. Clement's Community House
2837 Claremont Blvd, Berkeley , CA 94705

Join Orquesta Z for an afternoon of Argentine Tango, from Golden Era 30's-50's through modern and alternative tangos for your listening and dancing pleasure,  where some of the best dancers and tango aficionados gather for a delightful 3 hours of live Argentine Tango by one of the best bands in the Bay Area. and this Sunday our guest artist will be Didem Kurt returning with her beautiful harp playing (the middle eastern Kanun).

Doors open at 3:00 pm for refreshments and dancing...and Mungai Waweru will be there to DJ before live music, and be available for a beginner's class in Argentine Tango.

 $15 donation for wine, empanadas, fellowship, and dancing. Bring your own special snacks/beverage to share if you wish.

for directions click the map below:
St. Clement's Community House
2837 Claremont Blvd, Berkeley , CA 94705

about Orquesta Z
Formed in 2011, Orquesta Z is composed of San Francisco Bay Area musicians with a love for Argentine tango.  Our repertoire is rich with Golden Era Argentine tangos from the 30's thru 50's, plus modern and original compositions from the 60's thru today from around the world. The tangos we play are chosen to be interesting, engaging, and most importantly danceable!

Orquesta Z is a California non-profit 501(c)3 corporation formed to teach, perform, and present the dance and music of Argentine tango and the world. 

piano/ukelele: Barbie Wong (Oakland Public Conservatory)
double bass: Sandy Schniewind (Prometheus Symphony)
violin: Wakeford Gong (UC Berkeley/founding member Awesöme Orchestra Collective)
violin: Viki Perenyi (Buenos Aires Blstervás Tango)
vocals/bando: Bendrew Jong (UC Berkeley...yes, he directed his high school musical!)
kanun: Didem Kurt (Istanbul maestro of the 72 string traditional harp)


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