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Pablo Aslan: Avantango

Pablo’s Aslan’s new CD, Avatango, reinforces the idea that improvised music from throughout the world can dip into the well of jazz to create something refreshingly new that doesn’t really need a hyphenated identity.

Aslan is a bassist and composer from Buenos Aries, the traditional home of the tango. Avatango is also the name of his sextet, a collective of musicians who are not afraid to bend the rules of both jazz and tango. While some may want to call it tango-jazz, the music is much more than that.

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