"The Mariano Barreiro Tango inspire us to dance with Passion and Musicality ..." - Jesica and Gustavo Hornos (First Place, USA Argentine Tango Stage Championship)
"The Mariano Barreiro Tango are owners of the rhythm, from D'arienzo to the 21st century ..." - Mónica Orozco (Dancer-Teacher)
Argentine Pianist Mariano Barreiro now based in SF, is one of the foremost new generation tango pianists in tango today. Having performed and recorded with some of the best tango musicians in the world, including Horacio Romo (Leopoldo Federico), Pablo Agri (Piazzolla), Horacio Cabarcos (Anibal Troilo), and more.
His ensembles have been recognized in the United States and Europe on international tours, and have been the featured orchestra for the Tango World Championships in San Francisco and the Red Carpet Tango Festival in Las Vegas.
Mariano has performed concerts for Tango Festivals around the world, including highlights at the International Tango Festival of Tallinn Finland, Festival of the Five Continents in Switzerland, Tangopostale Festival in France, and many other in Argentina.
Bandoneonist and leader of the acclaimed bay area sextet Redwood Tango Ensemble, Charles Gorczynski is known as a tango composer and is recognized by his Argentine colleagues as one of the best bandoneonists in the United States. His works have been premiered with Chamber Music Northwest Summer Festival in Portland, and he was recently commissioned for several new tango works by Intermusic SF. Charles has toured for milongas and concerts in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Montreal, New York, Chicago, Seattle, Rome, Pisa, and worked as bandoneonist for Alejandro Ziegler Quartet, Tango BC Trio, San Jose Chamber Orchestra, and California Symphony.