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Born in Buenos Aires , he started to play the Bandoneón with yet 7 years. At the age of 11 he already played in child orchestras. Until the foundation of the Sexteto Mayor in `73 , with which he registered more than 20 CD´s, he played and accompanied famous ones of the tango like Osmar Maderna, Angel Vargas, Juan Carlos, Cobián, Jorge A. Fernández, Lucio Demare, Argentino Galván, Alberto Morán And the unforgettable Roberto Goyeneche, “el Polaco“.
As an arranger he wrote only for the Sexteto Mayor more than a 150 arrangements. In his long carrier of now more than 60 years he played on all stages of the world. Awards like the Konex, the great award of Sadayc ( Association of authors and compositors of the Argentina) or the Latin Grammy in the year 2004 are only a few rewards to mention. In his more of 100 compositions you can find pieces like “No nos veremos más”and “Orgullo Tanguero. Some of them he wrote together with Ernesto Baffa, Enrique Cadícamo, Julio de Caro and Federico Silva.”.
The Arrangements of “Los 14 Julio de Caro” which belongs to the most outstandings are still appreciated by all musicians all over the world.
In the last 20 years he accompanied together with the Sexteto Mayor the Broadway Productions “Tango Argentino” and “Tango Pasión”.
From 2005 on Luis Stazo not only plays, writes and arranges for “StazoMayor” but also is a very warm welcome arranger and spezial guest of Symphony Orchestras. For the documentacion “Carmencita” (on DVD) he especially wrote the main song and plays it in there
In 2008 he was called back with his just founded Sexteto in the absolutely new-formed show “Tango Pasión-El ultimo Tango”.
As one of the few still living “Fueyeros” (Bandoneonplayer), he makes feel his audience the passion and melancholy of his city Buenos Aires.
Luis Stazo has, without no doubt, the honour to have written 60 years of the now over 100-year-old history of the tango.
source : http://www.stazomayor.com/
In Athens Luis Stazo will present all aspects of classical Tango: sound, dance and emotions, appearing along with
the famous Tango dancers Valeria Alvarez and Sebastian Acosta.
8 – 14/10
Half Note Jazz Club
17, Trivonianou str.