Music Director of Che Tangazo Orchestra


Born and raised in Buenos Aires, Javier Sánchez has been playing the bandoneón for almost 30 years. He has been a member of Latin Grammy Award nominee Rodolfo Mederos Orquesta Típica; toured the world with tango companies such as Tango Pasión, Tanguera, and Tango Emotion. In 2016, he relocated to New York City and collaborated with Aces of Rhythm directed by Pablo Aslan , Pan American Symphony Orchestra, and the Astoria Tango Orchestra. He won First Prize at the renowned Che Bandoneon International Competition judged by bandoneón legend Victor Lavallén. In 2018 Mr. Sanchez became Music Director of Che Tangazo Orchestra based in Montreal, Canada, making its debut at Tango BA Festival and World Cup.