Bandonegro is a world class Tango Orchestra band. The unique musical idea, passion and an ideal sense of style have made these young Polish musicians win the hearts of listeners all around the world. They are widely considered the best European Tango band of the younger generation, and emerging stars of this genre.
Their adventure began at the age of 15, winning the prestigious “Pif Castelfidardo” competition in Italy (Nuevo Tango category), a year later they recorded their debut album “Tango Nuevo by Astor Piazzolla”, which surprised polish well known musicologist, critic and music publicist:
“What musicality and maturity, at such a young age”, Andrzej Chylewski
In 2016, the band appeared on the Polish music scene, combining Tango with elements of jazz and rock. This resulted in joint concerts with Edyta Górniak, Mieczysław Szcześniak, Andrzej Piaseczny, Maryla Rodowicz, Rafał Maserak and Anna Głogowska. In May 2016, they took part in the largest concert tour in Poland “Atmasfera Tour”, playing in 16 indoor concerts throughout the country.
In December 2017, they released their following album “Tanchestron”, which resulted in the band’s intensive concert activity throughout Europe.
“Over the last year, four young Polish gentlemen have become one of the most popular bands, performing at major milongas and festivals all over Europe”!
Tangodanza Magazine (Germany)
They have performed many times during the leading international tango festivals in Poland and abroad, among others in Germany, Italy, France, Denmark, Sweden or Norway. They collaborated with tango stars: Nelson Pino, Roberto Siri, Nito & Elba Garcia, Clarissa Aragone & Jonathan Saavedra, Los Totis, Juan Martin Carrara & Stefania Collina and Maria Ines Bogado & Roberto Zuccarino.
In January and February 2019, the band took a concert tour in Argentinian Buenos Aires. The musicians aroused huge applause from their audience, performing in iconic clubs and during the prestigious Argentina Tango Salon festival.
Famous tango legends and native Argentinians gathered in Salon Canning, La Viruta or Bilongon they could not withhold their admiration for the band’s sound:
“Unprecedented energy and exception sound. There are only four band members but they sound like a 10-person orchestra! Nito Garcia (Legendary Argentine dance)
„Your music moves hearts. I am so happy that I could hear you!” Fernando Suarez Paz, legendary violinist of Astor Piazzolla
"I did not think that the Poles play tango so well! Great Respect" José Colángelo, the last pianist of the Anibal Troilo orchestra
Bandoneon/Accordion – Michał Główka
Violin – Jakub Czechowicz
Piano – Marek Dolecki
Double Bass – Marcin Antkowiak