Paul Lamarque was born in 1988, in Toulouse, sharing place of origin with the legendary Carlos Gardel, with a 100 years distance. His musical career starts in France, where he participates and is awarded in many competitions for soloists and ensembles. He moves later to Amsterdam to study with the great Arno Bornkamp, where he lives for the past years. This last years in Amsterdam, bring Paul to get in touch with Tango music, and makes him a big lover of the Orchestra from Osvaldo Pugliese among others.
Miguel Ortega was born in 1984 in the city of Barcelona. Without any musical family heritage, Miguel get’s involved soon with music, although is not until his 20’s when he decides to make music the biggest part of his life. He starts a musical career in Barcelona as an active musician, but he starts his studies in Lyon, France, and later moves to the Netherlands, where he studies in both the Conservatorium van Amsterdam and Codarts Rotterdam. Miguel, always attracted by music from singer song writers, and folk music from Spain and Latin America, grows his influence by this music until Tango music also reaches deep on him. His saxophone always in search of voices as Mercedes Sosa or Francisco Fiorentino.
Saxophonist & arranger, studied at Conservatorio Municipal Buenos Aires, EMC, and Conservatory of Amsterdam. His teachers were, Hugo Pierre, Ferdinand Povel & Jasper Bloom. He also studied composition with Jurre Haanstra and Clemens Kemme. He is currently researching tango and it’s dynamics both from a musician and dancers point of view. Also known as tango DJ ‘el tabernero’.
Juan Manuel Domínguez
Juan Manuel Dominguez is an Argentinian saxophonist. He got his Bachelor degree in 2007 at the National Conservatory in Buenos Aires “Carlos López Buchardo”. In 2008 he moved to the Netherlands to study with Arno Bornkamp at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam where he finished his Bachelor on 2011 and finally got his Master of Music degree in 2013.
In 2012 won together with the Pannonica Quartet the 1st prize at the tango competition “Doble Ocho” in Nijmegen.
He has specialized in baritone saxophone and he performs together with several projects such as: Pannonica Quartet, Aurelia Quartet, Keuris Quartet, 528Hz, and the Netherlands Saxophone Octet.