Otra Mirada (Another Look) - Tangos de Cámara
"Melodies are consistently captivating, with on the money playing from the soloists, who have clearly been given plenty of freedom to explore jazz harmonies.
The whole album is a delight.
A lush balm, this is music to lose oneself in
the final piece La Lamparita (Reprise), following a portentous opening evolves interestingly to include some of the most stunning massed strings on the album"
"Argentinian composer Daniel Tarrab, who has had a long and successful career writing film scores, has released an album of jazz-influenced tango pieces titled "Otra Mirada (Another Look) - Tangos de Cámara.
Far away from the classic Piazzolla form of tango and are created specifically to encourage improvisation.
Tarrab plays piano and contrabass on the album with Nestor Marconi on bandoneon and Pablo Agri on violin and a string section drawn from the Orquesta Filarmonica Nacional.
Together, they make some marvellous music"
Tarrab glides across his themes, makes listeners his dance partner in these captivating, exceptionally orchestrated performances that show a composer equally at home making magic for dance as well as the moving image to show the tango's universal, sultry appeal.