Athens Tango Project Collection


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Scope and Content Note: One moving image recording and two audio recordings.
Biographical Note: "Laura Camacho started her music career in her hometown of Buenos Aires, Argentina. She specialized in classical double bass, while remaining active in her obsession, tango music. As a member of Las Del Abasto, she opened for premiere tango acts such as Sexteto Mayor and Mariano Mores. After being offered a scholarship at the University of Georgia, she moved to Athens, Ga, where she found there to be a lack of tango music in the classic city. Camacho assembled a group of top notch local musicians from the community to perform in the group. The group's collective of world class musicians have played with Bela Fleck, Ben Folds, Catupecu Machu, members of Drive-By Truckers, members of Olivia Tremor Control and Circulatory System, Las Del Abasto, Layma Azur, Pylon Reenactment Society, Tanghetto, and Universal Sigh." Other members of the group include Argentinian pianist, arranger, and composer Guillermo Casal; vioist/violinist John Cooper; and guitarist Catherine Goodrum. [source: https://www.athenstangoproject.com/members]
Extent: 1 Blu-Ray;1 CD-Audio;1 grooved analog audio disc
Provenance: Donated by Laura Camacho.

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