Biography

Tango Ensillado is a Norwegian quintet who specializes in the music of Astor Piazzolla and other avant-garde tango composers like him. The band is a new and strong addition to the proud line of famous tango groups who as originated from Norway during the last 20 years. The musicians in the group all have a broad Argentine tango experience from groups like Tangueros del Norte and have taken lessons and played with several of the greatest maestros in the genré.



“Ensillar”

Verb (“lunfardo Spanish”, an argot of the Spanish language originated from the lower classes of Buenos Aires and Montevideo)
To change the yerba in the mate (the traditional herbal beverage of Argentina) while keeping as much of the original yerba in the cup as possible