Buenos Aires-born bassist and composer Pablo Aslan has resided in New York since 1980, and he has become the leading exponent of the vibrant New York tango jazz scene. His sextet “Avantango” features the top Argentinian native tango and jazz musicians in New York. The collective experience of the ensemble members encompasses the Broadway hits "Tango Argentino" and "Forever Tango", the tango projects of cellist Yo-Yo Ma, singers Julio Iglesias and Shakira, and the award-winning film "Tango".
Pablo Aslan is founder, with bandoneonist Raul Jaurena, of the acclaimed tango ensembles New York Buenos Aires Connection and New York Tango Trio. He is also a member of Pablo Ziegler's Quintet for New Tango, and has performed and recorded with Grammy Award Winner Shakira, Joe Lovano, Gary Burton, Paquito D’Rivera, and the Philadelphia Orchestra.