Interview with Argentinian “electro-tango” TANGHETTO bandleader: Max Masri


Originally aired on KUNM, on Saturday, August 1st, 4:15pm

TANGHETTO has been nominated three times for the Latin Grammy awards, and it won twice Argentina´s Premios Gardel (Gardel Award), the top prize honoring Argentinian music. Its bandleader and founder, Max Masri converse with us from Buenos Aires, about how Tanghetto has been flourishing globally since the late 90´s.

Too often compared with Bajofondo and Gotan Project, TANGHETTO and Max Masri´s compositions defy boundaries in tango landscape: it´s deeply grounded in present time, and brings a breath of fresh air into this century´s Argentinian tango music.

With 13 albums produced by their own label (Constitution Music), TANGHETTO, has been touring in more than 20 countries, in Europe, Latin America and the US, sharing the stage with musicians such as Al Di Meola, Goran Bregović, Jan Akkerman, Inti Illimani, Gal Costa, and Los Van Van.

We´ll share their music, their 2014 Latin Grammy nominated Album “Hybrid Tango II”… and their passion for tango!

(Tanghetto Founder & Bandleader) PHOTOGRAPHY: Ewa Dominika

(Tanghetto Founder & Bandleader)