Gonzalo Bergara Quintet “Django meets Piazzola”

19:00, 13 Jul

Django meets tango as one of Argentina’s virtuoso guitarist and composer, Gonzalo Bergara, makes his Edinburgh debut as a leader. The impact he’s made on the Gypsy Jazz scene has been remarkable given his young age: the definitive Django Festival in Django’s home town of Samois headlined his arrival with “The Best Thing That Happened to Gypsy Jazz in the Last 20 Years”. Bergara’s explosive music takes the Hot Club Gypsy Jazz sound to a new place, with compositional drama and plenty of Argentinian passion. He excites traditionalists and adventurers in equal measure