photo by Miriam Venema

Congratulations with your stop at the TangoJazz Nightclub El Elegante, the beloved nightlife destination for excellent live music and merry-making. Your hosts of the evening, Kay Sleking and Sieta Keizer, combine the best tango & jazz musicians on stage and find it a real pleasure to give you, beloved audience, a night to remember.

 

TangoJazz Nightclub El Elegante is located in the hidden pearl Bar Black at the Rembrandt square. One of the enchanting places in the center of Amsterdam in the middle of the cultural highlife. Bar Black is a nightclub pur sang with a cozy dance floor. And as part of the four-star Eden Hotel, you can make your initial night-out into a weekend adventure.

THE CAST

Hans Dagelet

Kay Sleking

studied classical guitar at the Academy of Arts and the Rotterdam Conservatory and devoted himself to the Argentine Tango. In addition to guitar he plays doublebass and bandoneon and performs internationally as a soloist and with various tango ensembles. He recorded several CD’s, including Guitarra Y Tango, Valdarno with Victor Hugo Villena (bandoneon), and Flor de lino with his guitar trio Guitarras tango. This year, his new CD from Buenos Aires will be released. Kay is a professor at CODARTS.

Sieta Keizer

Studied at the Amsterdam Academy of Arts and continued her studies at the Academy of Drama. She directed Opera and Music Theater and worked over the years with many musicians and actors as casting director, resident director at Stage Entertainment and artistic director at Theater MLab. She taught at CODARTS and Fontys Academy of Music and Performing Arts. Besides her artistic work field she is an inspiring coach for artists and loves to see people shine in daily live and on stage.

Matias Pedrana

Matías Pedrana started his career as a flute player. In 2000 he moved from Argentina to Europe and decided to study bandoneon. He obtained his bandoneon diploma at Codarts (Rotterdam) in 2008. Matias has performed with, among others, Orquesta Tipica OTRA, Nueva Manteca and Het Gelders Orkest. He also participated in CD recordings of Gotan Project.