Latin Grammy winner Pedro Giraudo is one of NYC’s Argentine tango musicians who really knows how to play tango for dancing. The Pedro Giraudo Tango Ensemble is New York City’s busiest Argentine tango jazz band.
New York City Shows
Giraudo is based in New York City and plays around town regularly at Terraza 7 in Elmhurst, Queens and Barbès in Park Slope, Brooklyn and LunÁtico in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn. Joe’s Pub at The Public Theater is sort of the band’s home for big events.
Pedro Giraudo is NYC’s busiest Argentine Tango Jazz leader
Pedro Giraudo is a New York-based Argentine tango jazz bass player and composer originally from Córdoba, Argentina.
A lot of people play tango, but Giraudo is one of the New York musicians who really gets it. He can really break down the music for tango movement. New York tango dancers love it.
Giraudo works in a variety of formats including a big band and tango ensembles. Pedro works both as a leader and a sideman. He has music directed several tango shows in New York. Giraudo’s work on Rubén Blades “Tangos” (2014) won Grammys for “Best Tango Album” and “Best Latin Pop.”
Latin Grammy for Best Tango Album
November 15, 2018, Thursday ~ Pedro waited in the audience to see if his third album “Vigor Tanguero” would win the Latin Grammy for “Best Tango Album.” He won!
September 20, 2018 ~ “Vigor Tanguero” was nominated for a Latin Grammy for “Best Tango Album.”
Pedro Giraudo Albums
May 28, 2021 ~ The Pedro Giraudo Tango Quartet released their latest album, “Impulso Tanguero” on the streaming services.
June 29, 2018 ~ Giraudo released the album “Vigor Tanguero” at Joe’s Pub at the Public Theater at the Public Theater in Manhattan’s East Village on Friday at 7 pm. $20 – $25
Córdoba (Zoho Music, 2011) won several awards.
El Viaje (2009) won several awards.
Past New York City Shows
Friday, July 30, 2021 ~ The Tango Quartet plays the Hudson River Museum in Northwest Yonkers (Westchester) at 8pm (7:30pm doors). No tickets. First-come, first serve. FREE
Tuesday, June 22, 2021 ~ The Tango Septet plays the Washington Square Music Festival at Washington Square Park in Greenwich Village at 8pm. FREE
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 ~ Giraudo plays tango for dancing at The Django at the Roxy Hotel in Tribeca, NYC at 7:30pm. $20 at the door. This show was cancelled by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Thursday, December 19, 2019 ~ Giraudo leads the ADCA Chamber Orchestra in a night of Argentine tango at Aaron Davis Hall at City College in Hamilton, Heights, NYC at 7pm. FREE. He will highlight the African roots of tango and milonga.
April 19, 2019, Friday ~ The Tango Quartet plays The Jazz Gallery in NoMad, Manhattan at 7:30 pm.
January 29, 2019, Tuesday ~ The Tango Quartet plays a Shanghai Express 1930s Buenos Airescosplay party at The Jane Hotel in Manhattan’s West Village from 8:30pm – 12:30am. Dress up like a compradito (gangster) or an elegant lady of the night. We’ll whistle for you. $28
January 13, 2019, Sunday ~ Giraudo plays brunch at The Blue Note in Greenwich Village, Manhattan at 11:30am and 1:30pm. $39
Giraudo plays for the Tango show Blind at El Museo del Barrio in East Harlem on September 30, 2017 at 7:30pm.
The Tango Trio plays the Summer High Tango Gala at DiMenna Center in Chelsea on July 30, 2017 at 7pm. $35-40. Tables available.
For more information, visit PedroGiraudo.com