PABLO ZIEGLER was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina on September 2nd 1944.
He studied at Buenos Aires Music Conservatory where he graduated as Piano Professor. He continued his studies with Adrian Moreno and Galia Schaljman. He studied composition with professors as Gerardo Gandini and Francisco Kröpflt.
When he was 14 years old, he began to play with different jazz groups and at the same time until he was 18 played piano solo concerts.
Then he created the PABLO ZIEGLER TERCETO which was dedicated in playing classical music with jazz arrangements done by himself and, at the same time he wrote music such as: POLVO DE ESTRELLAS (Musical), LA NOCHE DE LOS GRANDES (TV); ADIOS ROBERTO and TACOS ALTOS (cinema), etc.
In 1978 he joined Master ASTOR PIAZZOLLA´s quintet and started his tournees through Europe, U.S.A., Japan, etc. playing with worldwide known artists such as the italian singer Milva and the american Gary Burton.
In 1989 after a heart disease, Master Astor Piazzolla decided to end his famous Quintet.
Since then ZIEGLER started to rehearse with his "CUARTETO PARA EL NUEVO TANGO". His debut was on May 31st, 1990 with an enormous success among public and press.
At the end of that year he recorded "LA CONEXIÓN PORTEÑA", his first production as composer of New Tango for Sony Music label. The next year he is invited to record Piazzolla´s works with the Buenos Aires PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by Pedro Ignacio Calderón. Afterwards they held performances at Colon theatre, in Argentina, EXPO-SEVILLA 92 in Spain etc. At the end of 1991 he is invited by Ettore Stratta, american conductor, to play as a soloist for an album called "Symphonic Tango", produced by Warner Teldec, U.S.A., where he also recorded a composition of his own: "MILONGA EN EL VIENTO" with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of London.
In 1992 he is invited by the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival to play some concertsin New Mexico (U.S.A.) Then he performs in New Orleans where the Mayor honored him with the title of: NEW ORLEANS CITIZEN.
When he arrived in Bs.As. the ASOCIACIÓN DE CRÍTICOS DE TEATRO E INVESTIGADORES TEATRALES gave him the National Prize "ARLEQUIN 92" to the best original music for theatre for the play of Harold Pinter: "Traición"
At the beginning of 1993 he was invited by the Argentine Foreign Office to render an homage to Piazzolla in the Villalobos National Auditorium in Brasilia in Brazil, where he went with his Cuarteto Nuevo Tango and Nestor Marconi (bandoneon player) as a guest. In the same year he was invited by La Paz Mayor Office and played at the Central Bank Theatre. (Bolivia) Later he returns with his quartet to U.S.A. playing two sessions at Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, then in the Open Area Festival (Salt Lake City) in Utah, at Minneapolis Walker Art Center (Minnesota) and records at Saint Paul Radio, a one hour audition that was emitted by 200 american radios. The name of the program was "Saint Paul, Sunday Morning" At the end of 1993, he did his first European Tour performing in Frankfurt, Kalsrhue (Germany), Athens in Greece, The Instituto A´lla Illa (Rome), La Fontana Theatre (Milan) in Italy; and in the United Kingdom at Saint Martin in the Field Cathedral (London)
1994 he changes his quartet and starts playing with a quintet: Piano;
Bandoneon; Electric/Acoustic guitar; Double Bass and Drum/Percussion.
1995 he performs several concerts in Argentina. He is invited to play
at "10 YEARS FESTIVAL" during two weeks at the "LUNA PARK"
to Julio Boca´s performance. He composes for him a theme for Quintet
and Symphonic Orchestra. He then invited José Angel Trelles (an
ex Piazzolla singer) and performed with him and the quintet a new show
with new compositions called "Por Amor a Buenos Aires" in Buenos
Aires (Argentina) In 1996 he is invited by "SONY CLASSICAL"
to record and arrange an album of Piazzolla´s tangos and milongas
for two pianos with the classical pianist Emanuel Ax called "LOS
TANGUEROS". Then he goes to Medellin and performs with his Quintet
in El Teatro Metropolitano and in The National Library "Luis Angel
Arango" invited by The Philharmonic Society of Bogotá in Bogotá
(Colombia), in a Music Festival called "Música y Músicos
de Latinoamérica". He after plays in a Piazzolla Tribute
at the Teatro Coliseo
In 1997 he goes to New York for the presentation of his album with Emanuel Ax "Los Tangueros" at "The Knitting Factory". He starts a tour through U.S.A. heading his Quintet for New Tango in the following festivals and Theatres: Smithsonian Institute, Ravinia Festival; Santa Fé Music Hall; Dallas Museum of Art; Huntington Arts Festival; Florida International Festival; Chautauqua Institution; Lincoln Center; Kxci Tucson; Miller Amphitheatre Outdoor; He went to Japan in a concert tour with Emanuel Ax including a TV shoot for NHK Japan TV. At the end of this year Mr. Ziegler signs a contract with BMG/RCA VICTOR and becomes an artist of this recording label.
1998 Mr. Ziegler is invited by The American Composers Orchestra to participate
in a one-week symposium called "MEETING BETWEEN AMERICAN COMPOSERS
AND LATINAMERICAN COMPOSERS"
1999 he is invited by Gary Burton to record a second album with him that
hasn´t been released yet and then they perform in Santiago and
Valparaiso in Chile. Then he travels to New York to record his third
album for BMG/RCAVICTOR
with his quintet and the american saxophone player Joe Lovano as a special
guest; which will be released in October 1999.
In January 2000 he travels to Sydney (Australia) to play and conduct "The Sydney Symphonic Orchestra" a selection of his CD "Tango Romance" in a musical show together with the argentine choreografer Miguel Angel Zotto in "The Sydney Opera House Concert Hall". He then travels to The States to play his piano duet "Los Tangueros" with Christopher O´Riley at The Temple Theater in Tacoma and at The Meydenbauer Theater in Seattle (Washington) and at The Spivey Hall in Clayton College & State University in Morrow in Atlanta (Georgia).
March same year he gives three Master Classes in The Graduate Center
The City University of New York (CUNY) ending with a concert with his
Quintet for New Tango. Later as part of The Festival “Celebrate Buenos
Aires” He performs with his Quintet in the Winter Garden (World Financial
In April he starts a tour through Europe with “The New Tango Duo” together with Quique Sinesi (guitar) and Walter Castro (bandoneón) as a guest.
They play in Graz, Vienna and Innsbruck (Austria), in Bologna and Ciampino (Italy), in Aarhus and Copenhagen (Denmark), In Zurich and Basel (Switzerland) and in München, Dresden, Magdeburg, Bonn and Berlin (Germany).
June ZIEGLER participates of
the 28th Annual JVC
JAZZ FESTIVAL-NEW YORK. playing
at Carnegie Hall on June 17th in Tango “Passion & Swing” starring
the show with his Quintet for New Tango with Joe Lovano, Gary Burton and
Paquito D´Rivera, as his guests, Julia Zenko from Argentina and Dancers
from Forever Tango shared
the show. (Invited by Pat Phillips and Ettore Stratta who produced this mayor event).
the year Ziegler performs at The Umbria Jazz Winter Festival, which takes
place in Orvieto (Italy) and features two nights with his Quintet and
three guests: Paquito D´Rivera, Joe Lovano and Richard Galliano.
He starts 2001 playing in The International Jazz Festival of Punta del Este at "The Tambo El Sosiego" (Uruguay) with his quintet and three guests: Paquito D´Rivera, Joe Lovano and Dave Samuels in vibraphone. On January 13 he plays with his piano duet at Southern Theater in Columbus, Ohio (USA) then he plays with his Quintet on the 19 at The Cullen Theater, Wortham Theater Center in Houston, Texas and on the 20th in the Hogg Auditorium of The University of Texas in Austin, Texas (USA) On the 26th the Piano duet plays at The Connecticut College Auditorium in New London and on February 2nd he plays with his Quintet in The Auditorium of the University of Maryland.
He then travels to Sydney, Australia where he conducts and plays three concerts with the soloists of The Sydney Symphonic Orchestra at "The Sydney Opera House Concert Hall". He then is invited to participate with his quintet in "The Buenos Aires Tango Festival " on March 4th and plays in The Terrace of the Centro Cultural Recoleta in Buenos Aires (Argentina).
On March 15 and 16 Ziegler plays with the Stavanger Symphonic Orchestra in "The Stavanger Concert Hall", in Bjergsted Music Center in Stavanger, Norway.
At the end of the month he starts a tour with The New Tango Duo with Quique Sinesi and Walter Castro as a guest by several cities in Europe such as: "Jazzhouse" in Copenhagen, (Denmark) "Musikföreningen Piektrum" in Lund and "Nefertiti" in Göteborg (Sweden) "Alter Schiachthof" in Soest, "Passionskirche" in Berlin, "Waschhaus" in Potsdam, "Domicil" in Dortmund, "Hotel Bayerischer Hof-Night Club" in München and "Karistorbahnohof" in Heidelberg (Germany) "Moods im Schiffbau" in Zurich (Switzerland), "Printemps Musical Festival de Luxembourg " (Luxemburg), "Scen Wien" in Wien, (Austria) and "Teatro Sociale" in Cremona (Italy).
On July he is invited to play in Buenos Aires as guest of Cecilia Rosetto´s show called "Rojotango" in three opportunities. Then in August, Friday 13 and 20th he plays with his "New Tango Trio" at "Tobago Cigar & Arts Cafe".
On August he leaves to Chicago, Illinois where he performs with his piano duet at Ravinia Festival on the 9th and then participates of "From the Top" by radio.
September finds him in Denmark performing three concerts as a guest of Mads Vinding and Martin Andersen (Doublebase and drums) with music of his own at Musikcafeen in Arhus, at Gjehset in Frederiksvaerk and at Byggrietshus in Frb. Then he gives workshops, one at Rhyehmic Copenhagen Conservatory and another one at Arhus Conservatory. Then invited by Erling Kroner Dream Quintet he plays with them at Jazzhus Dexter, in Odense, at Holbaek Jazzklub in Holbaek, at Copenhagen Jazzhouse in Copenhagen and at Baltoppen in Ballerup.
He returns to Argentina and presents himself in Buenos Aires at the VIP of the Restaurant "Cabaña Las Lilas" in Puerto Madero. And in October travels to New York where he records a CD with Mezzosoprano Denyce Graves does the arrangements, directs and plays three songs of Carlos Guastavino and three of Astor Piazzolla. Then he plays with his new trio Satoshi Takeishi in Drums and Pablo Aslan in Doublebass giving three Concerts at the Argentinean Consulate in New York.
then travels to Israel performing with his Quintet at "The Rappaport
Hall" in Haifa, at "The Opera House Performing Center in Tel-Aviv,
and at "The Jerusalem Theatre in Jerusalem.
He travels to Italy in the month of May for rehearsals and Presentations at Ravenna Festival (Alighieri Theatre) Three Performances of "Operita María de Buenos Aires as Maestro Concertatore and Musical Director on June 13, 14 and 15. Also at the Teatro Comunale de Bologna on June 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st, 23rd, 26th and 28th with the same Play. After these succesful shows he starts a tour with his Quintet on June 30th by Schauspielhaus in Zurich, Switzerland, then in July at Kassel Kulturzelt, and Kiel Jazzbaltica, both in Germany, then he presents himself at Jazz house (Copenhagen Jazz Festival) in Denmark, then at (Jutters Festival) in wijk Aan Zee in Holland, at the London Tate Modern in London England, at the Klaversommer in Munich and at the (Jena Festival) , both in Germany.
August he travels to The States and plays in the Summer Festival: "Music
in the White Mountains" in New Hampshire with the "North Country
Chamber Players" and Branford Marsalis, sax." Later he plays
in Hot Springs , Virginia, at the "Chamber Music Festival" with
a Quintet (Piano, bandoneon, doublebass, violin and cello.
Returns to Argentina and gives a Concert in Rosario, (Santa Fe) with the Municipal Chamber Orchestra of Rosario at the Theatre "El Círculo". He then travels to USA and presents himself with Tango meets Jazz in Boston, with his Quartet and Dave Samuels,(vibraphone) as guest at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Then at the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival as Soloist and Musical Conductor in Connecticut. And at the Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival (Soloist and Musical Conductor). Returns to Argentina and with his New Tango Trio plays at the Buenos Aires University, School of Law, then at Gandhi with Armando de la Vega (duet) and later with José Ángel Trelles (duet).
then starts a new tour with the trio with Quique Sinesi and Walter Castro
through , Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Utrecht and Groningen ( Holland), in Antwerpen
( Belgium) , Koln ( Germany) and Bern ( Switzerland) and then in Asia
in Seul, (Korea) with the Seul Philharmonic Orchestra.
2004 Tour through The Netherlands as Musical Conductor with the Operita "Maria de Buenos Aires" written by Piazzolla and Ferrer, in Veenendaal, two in Den Haag , one of those concerts for the Royal Dutch Family, Gouda, Utrecht, Bergen op Zoom, Amsterdam, Hengelo, Venray, Maastricht, Hoogeveen, Tilburg, Rotterdam, Hasselt (Belgie), Groningen Drachten, Eindhoven, Weert, Arnhem and in the Spring Festival in Budapest,(Hungary) Later in Buenos Aires, Argentina he is interviewed at Fundación Konex by the music critic Antonio Rapallo, about his ideas between Tango and Jazz.
On June a new work by Pablo Ziegler called "Places" was presented at Corsham Festival in Great Britain, commissioned by this Festival and played by "Tango Siempre" which has developed a reputation as the UK´s leading tango ensemble. The film 18-J had its premiere on July where 10 stories , 10 directors and 10 Producing Agencies made this film in a tribute to the victims of the bombing of the AMIA 10 years ago in Buenos Aires. In the story "Shame" directed by Alejandro Doria, script by Aida Bornik produced by Patagonik Film Group and with the actress Susu Pegoraro, the music "Balada para mi muerte" by Piazzolla was played by Pablo Ziegler.
Then Ziegler plays 5 concerts with his three trios at La Revuelta , he then is part of The Tribute to Paquito D´Rivera for his 50 years with the music at The Colon Theatre , and later he performs with his quintet at The Regio Theatre as part of the II International Tango Festival , then with his trio plays at YMCA and at The Golden Jack.
also gives three concerts at Notorious CD’s Bar in September
and in October he presents his last CD "Bajo Cero" together
with Quique Sinesi, and Walter Castro edited for Argentina and South
America by MDR Records at Notorious CD’s Bar.
In December he ends the year playing 10 concerts with his quartet at Jazz Standard with two guests, Stefon Harris (vibes) in 5 concerts and David Sánchez (sax) in the other five. New York (USA)
2005 - APAP showcase with his trio at the Thalia Theatre at the Symphony Space, in Broadway, New York and later plays as guest of Paquito D´Rivera´s Tribute at Carnegie Hall, NY (USA).
Then he starts a new tour with his trio (Quique Sinesi and guest Walter Castro, through Europe. ("Teatro Filarmónico de Verona, Italy; "Birdland Jazz Club", Neuburg, Germany; "La Spirale," Fribourg, Switzerland; "Konzerthous" - Viena – Austria; Kulturfabrik" - Esch/alzette, Luxembourg; "Bimhuis", Amsterdam, Theater Aan Het Vrijthof "Bovenzaal" , "Slim Jazz", Maastricht, Netherlands; "Brotfabrik", Bonn, Germany)
In March the CD "Bajo Cero" gets a nomination for the Gardel Awards 2005 for Argentinean music for Best Album-Group-Orchestra.
In April he travels to South Korea and plays with his trio, at LG Arts Center , Seoul and with the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra at Jeongsimwha Hall, Chungnam Univ. In Daejeon and at Daegu Opera House, in Daegu. Later he travels to New York and plays with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and Branford Marsalis at The Metropolitan Club.
In May he gives 4 concerts at La Revuelta Jazz Club, with his trio, in Buenos Aires, and then he plays as soloist, with the Rosario Chamber Orchestra with Fernando Ciraolo as Conductor, at Teatro "El Círculo" in Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina.June finds him in New York playing four concerts with his Quartet at the famous Blue Note Jazz Club, with Edmar Castañeda (harp) as a guest in the last tune.
Later he gives a concert in SADEM in Buenos Aires, then travels to Spain to take part of the famous Grec Festival of Barcelona. Then as a guest of Quique Sinesi´s new CD, he plays at the Presidente Alvear Theatre in Buenos Aires. In August the CD "Bajo Cero" gets a nomination for the Latin Grammy Awards for Best Tango Album. He makes a TV show for Cablevisión in Buenos Aires, and then travels to Córdoba, to play at the Libertador Theatre with the Symphonic Band of the province of Cordoba in Argentina with Hadrian Avila as Conductor.
Later he is invited to play by Jairo at the Coliseo Theatre in Buenos Aires in two concerts, and then he gives 6 concerts at La Revuelta Jazz Club with his trio. On November 3rd he wins the Grammy Award for his CD "Bajo Cero"After that he plays with his trio at The Walton Center, in Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA, and ends the year with 10 concerts at Jazz Standard in New York with his quartet with his program "Tango meets Jazz" with guests (2 concerts with Edmar Castañeda, 3 concerts with Harry Allen, and 5 with Kenny Garret).
2006 Pablo Ziegler together with Christopher O´Riley performs three concerts (Piano Duo) at Sydney Festival, two at City Recital Hall , Angel Place in Sydney and one at Riverside Theatre, in Parramata, Australia.Then with his trio plays at the Music Center Recital Hall, University of California, Santa Cruz, California, The American Theatre, in Hampton, Virginia and at the Autpost Performance Space and at Chamber Music, both in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. Later plays as soloist in three concerts with the Orchestra Sinfónica da USP, at the Auditorium Ibirapuera, in San Pablo, Brazil. He travels to The States and performs with his Quartet, and special guest, Dave Samuels at The Savannah Music Festival, Orleans Hall, in Georgia, Later he starts his European tour with Quique Sinesi, and guest Walter Castro, at Half Note, in Athens, (Greece), Brotfabrick, Frankfurt; Jazz Club, Hannover; Karlsruhe, Tempel; Staatsschaspiel, Kleines Haus, Dresden; in (Germany) Porgy & Bess, Vienna; Kultur Café Ideal, Fulda in (Austria), Mixmusic, in Malmo, (Sweden) and Bimhuis in Amsterdam (The Netherlands) Where he records a new CD live for "Saphrane Records" a Dutch label.
He then leads a nine - piece orchestra from the Piano at The Andover Chamber Music Series in Old Town Hall , Andover in Massachusetts (USA) and later plays two concerts with the Symphonic Band of Córdoba at Teatro Libertador in Córdoba, Argentina, then he plays as soloist with the Symphonic Band of Estado de Sao Pablo at Teatro Sergio Cardoso, in San Pablo in Brazil. Then back in USA plays with his quartet at the Cape May Music Festival in New Jersey , at The Regatta Bar in Boston with Richard Galliano. And with the North Country Chamber Players in New Hampshire.
Later he plays at The Blue Note with his quartet and David Sanchez as his guest, and then he participates with his trio at the San Francisco Jazz Festival with great success. Ending the year he performs at Jazz Standard two days with his quartet and guest David Sanchez , and two days with guest Néstor Torres . And in Buenos Aires, Argentina plays two concerts at Notorious CD Bar, with Hector del Curto and Jisoo Ok in cello.
2007 He performs at the IV Festival Necochea Bosque Jazz - Anfiteatro del Parque Lillo, Buenos Aires, Argentina with his trio, then he plays two days at Notorious CD Bar, with Quique Sinesi and Guest Walter Castro, ending his stay in Argentina with his trio at the IX Buenos Aires Tango Festival in La Rural.
Then he starts his European tour, with Quique Sinesi and guest Walter Castro through Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Luxemburg, Belgium, Denmark, Sweden and Norway.
Then travels to the States where he gives a concert with his Quintet and Claudia Acuña as his guest, in Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, then for 8 days he is in Residence in Bloomington at the University of Indiana, the he goes to The University of Texas, in Austin, where he is in residence, and also gives a concert there with his Quintet and Acuña as his guest and later with this same format he presents himself at Weber State University inSalt Lake City, Utah.
Then travels to Brazil, giving two concerts for the Poject “Musica do Pan” in Rio de Janeiro with his trio.
Then back to the States, where he is part of the Aspen Music Festival (USA) with his trio and back to Brazil, for two concerts, this time in San Pablo.
He returs to Argentina and presents his new CD “Buenos Aires Report” at Notorious CD Bar, together with Sinesi and Castro in two concerts.
Then travels to The States and with his quartet and Claudia Acuña as his guest, plays at the Unison arts Centre, Julian J. Studley Theater in New Paltz – New York.
Later with the same group he gives a concert at The Clarice Smith Center, at the Ina and Jack Kay Theatre in the University of Maryland, Washington DC and also does a residence in the same University.
Then with his program Tango meets Jazz, he gives 5 concerts with his Quartet with Néstor Torres (flute) as his guest at Jazz Standard, New York and another 5 concerts this time with Terell Stafford (trumpet) in the same place.
Ending his performances for this year in The States, plays a concert with his trio at the Kimmel Center, at the Perelman Theater in Philadelphia. And finishing 2007 with four presentations at Notorious CD Bar, with Sinesi and Castro in Buenos Aires Argentina, all sold out.
2008 He starts playing at the Edison Theatre - the Washington University in St. Louis – USA, with his quintet and special guest Claudia Acuña. Then he plays as a guest of Eternal Tango at Jazz Standard. Travels to Iowa and does a workshop at the Iowa University and plays at the Hancher Auditorium with his quintet and special guest C. Acuña. He later travels to Argentina where he plays with his trio at the Museo de la Reconquista in Tigre, Buenos Aires Province. Then plays 4 concerts at Notorious CD Bar with the same trio. He then travels to The States where he plays at the Rogers Theatre, (Gallo Arts Centre) in Modesto , California with his quintet and guest C. Acuña. Then in Europe, playing with Quique Sinesi and W. Castro, at IS Sanat Istambul Hall, Istambul, Turkey, at the Bimhuis in Amsterdam and at Vredemburg in Utrecht both in Holland, and at Romanfabrik in Fankfurt and at Bayerischer Hof in Munich, both in Germany. Later in May he gives a concert with his trio at the Theatre Palace of Fine arts in the San Francisco Jazz Festival, Spring season – California and also plays at The Terry Williams Theatre in The Guilmore International Festival in West Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA. That same month travels to Argentina and gives two concerts at the Jazz Voyeur, Hotel Meliá Recoleta, in Buenos Aires with his Jazz tango trio, Mono Hurtado doublebass, and Horacio López, drums /percusion.
Then back in the States he gives a concert at the ·Oregon Bach Festival” with his trio playing at the Jacqua Concert Hall, Shad Institute, in Eugene, Oregon – USA. And later another concert at the “Vermont Mozart Festival” in Kingsland Bay, in Vermont-USA.
He later comes back to Argentina, gives two concerts with his jazz Tango Trio with Hurtado and López at Jazz Voyeur, Hotel Melia Recoleta, Buenos Aires, and then with his other trio at the Teatro Municipal, in Rio Cuarto, Córdoba – Argentina.
In October he starts a new tour with Sinesi and Castro to Europe, playing in Appenzell (Switzerland), Potsdam (Germany) Dunkers in Helsingborg and Nefertiti in Goteborg (Sweden) Cosmopolite in Oslo (Norway) and at the Nuevo Mundo Festival at Manggha Cultural Center and at the Karol Szymanowski Philharmonic Hall in duo with Kevin Kenner, both in Kracow (Poland).
Then he travels to the States to play with his trio at the Miami Festival , the Gusman Theatre, at the Miami University. Then leaves to Mexico , where he gives three masterclasses at the Conservatorio de las Rosas, and then gives a concert with his trio in the Festival de Morelia , in Michoacan, Mexico.
Later back in the States , gives a concert at the Rutgers University in New Jersey, and also a Masterclass. Then in New York plays 6 concerts with his Quartet and special guest James Carter, and two concerts, with guest Joe Locke at Jazz Standard, all for the series “Tango meets Jazz”. Ending the year playing in Buenos Aires with Sinesi and Castro at Jazz Voyeur , Hotel Meliá Recoleta in Argentina.
2009 He starts the year playing in The States with his trio at the recital hall at the Northeast Illinois University in Chicago. Then goes to Charlotte in South Carolina, where he plays with the Charleston Symphony with Scott Terrel as conductor, and also plays with his trio. The Post Courier of Charleston said: The SRO audience gave a standing ovation, providing a successful conclusion to the most successful "Pops" concerto of the season, and hopefully leading to a return next year.
Later travels to San Francisco , California and with his Quartet and guest Nestor Torres plays with the program Tango meets Jazz, at the Herbst Theatre for the Fujitsu Jazz Festival with great success.
Then he travels to Europe and plays at the Muziekgebouw with the Metropol Orchestra and his trio in Amsterdam , the Netherlands. Goes back to The States and at the Steinway Piano Gallery, in Coral Gables gives two days of workshops and later he presents a special program of his own music played by different ensambles at the Lincoln Theatre at the Miami International Piano Festival, Discovery Series in Miami, Florida.
The press said: Ziegler gave a dizzying demonstration of pianistic bravura, joined by a first rate group of collaborative musicians
He then travels to Argentina were he plays with the ex Piazzolla Quintet and Gary Burton at the Teatro Argentino de La Plata , Buenos Aires. They also repeat this at the Teatro Broadway in Rosario, Santa Fe, and at the Teatro Gran Rex, in Buenos Aires. Then with the Orquesta de Cámara de Rosario, with Fernando Ciraolo as Director, he plays as soloist at the Teatro El Círculo, Rosario, Santa Fe, and going on with his tour now with his trio and Julio Botti as guest he plays at the Biblioteca Rivadavia in Cañada de Gómez, Santa Fe, at the Conservatorio Superior de Música “Gilardo Gilardi”, in Bell Ville, Córdoba, and ends with his program, “Tango y más” at the Teatro Libertador in Córdoba together with the Orquesta de Cuerdas Municipal de Córdoba with Hadrián Avila Arzuza as Director.
Goes back to The States, and plays with his trio at the Detroit Institute of the Arts in Detroit, Michigan. Then travels to Canada and plays at the Ottawa International Jazz Festival in Ottawa , Ontario. Returns to USA and plays at the Belleayre Music Festival in Highmount NY and afterwards goes back to Southamerica to play Solo Piano for the Proyect “Piano na praca” promoted by the Secretaria Municipal de Cultura de San Pablo in San Pablo, Brazil. Goes back to The United States and gives a concert at the University of Nevada , Reno, and later travels to New Hampshire and plays at the Colonial Theatre in Bethlehem.
Then travels to Athens, Greece and plays for one week together with Q. Sinesi and W. Castro at the “Half Note Jazz Club” all sold out and then plays in Seoul, Korea, at the Mac Jazz Festival at the Mapo Arts Centre.
Then he returns to The States and plays with his Quartet and special guest Néstor Torres at The Lied Center for Performing Arts in Lincoln, Nebraska. And ends the year playing as usual at Jazz Standard, New York, five concerts with his quartet and Miguel Zenón as guest and five other concerts with David Sánchez as guest with incredible success.
2010 finds Pablo in Buenos Aires, Argentina, playing at "Notorious" with his Chamber Tango Trio, with Hector Del Curto and Jisoo Ok. Then he leaves to play with his New Tango Trio at the "Ruth Taylor Recital Hall" in Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, USA. He then plays at a private concert with his classical quartet at the "Diplomat Hotel" in Holywood, Florida, USA. In March plays at the “CSO Konser Salonu” as guest of the Presidencial Symphony Orchestra of Turkey, in Ankara, Turkey. Later he is in residency for five days at the “Jacobs School of Music, Latin American Music Center in Bloomington, Indiana, USA. Also a public masterclass at "Crawford Hall", also in Bloomington, and ending in a concert together with the Latin american Popular Ensamble, LAPME, and guests at the “Auer Concert Hall" in Indiana, USA. Later he starts a tour through Europe , together with Quique Sinesi and guest Walter Castro by “Nasjonal Jazzscene”, (Victoria) Oslo, “Dokkhuset”, Trodheim, both in Norway. At “Nefertiti” Gothenburg, Sweden. Also at “Bayerischer Hof” in Munich and at “Altes Pfandhaus” in Cologne, “Cafe Ideal”, in Fulda, Hesse, at “Rolf Liebermann Saal”, NDR, in Hamburg, Germany. Also in “Kulturfabrik” in Esch-sur-Alzette in Luxemburg and at “Porgy & Bess, in Vienna and “Treibhaus” in Innsbruck, both in Austria. Ending the month playing at the “Temporada Alfa Romeo of World Music 2010” with his trio , Ragazzi and Del Curto, at the Theatre “Roberto Arias Pérez de Colsubsidio, in Bogotá, Colombia. In May he gives some masterclasses with lectures and demonstrations at “Milby High School” at “MacArthur Senior High School and at the "University of Houston", Department of Hispanic Studies, in Houston, Texas. And he gives a concert with his quintet and special guest Claudia Acuña at the Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston , Texas, USA. He ends this month playing for the bicentennial of Argentina at the Museo de la Civilización, with his Quintet , invited by the Argentinian Embassy in Ottawa, Canada.
Then he dedicates his time in preparing a new CD for Sony, this time with Orchestra and the baritone Edwin Schrott, who is considered to be one of the most exciting opera singers of today.
2011 He starts playing with his trio, Del Curto and Ragazzi, at “The Brooks Center for the Performing Arts”, Clemson University, South Carolina - USA. He then travels to give some Master Classes, and be part of the jury of the Nihon Piano Competition, in Tokyo – Japan. Later travels especially to play six concerts with his trio, Walter Castro and Armando de la Vega, in homage to the 90th birthday of Astor Piazzolla at “El Centro Cultural Torcuato Tasso” in San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina, with great success. In April goes back to The United States and plays with his quartet Del Curto, Ragazzi ,Giraudo,and special guest Nestor Torres at Westport Arts Center in Connecticut – USA. Then he presents his progam “Beyond Tango” that starts with two pianos progressing into trio, quartet, quintet ending in a larger ensemble of 12 musicians. This was presented first at Symphony Space at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre in New York – USA, and later at the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts – Jackson Hall Standard in Sacramento – California – USA . Then he travels to Japan were he gives Lecture Series, the first one with guest Toshiyuki Muranaka (cello) at the NHK Cultural Center in the Yokohama Landmark Tour School in Yokohama -Japan. The second one, with a solo piano concert and a talk show at the Nagoya University in Aichi – Japan. And in the 5/Rhall & Gallery repeats it but this time with guest Satoshi Kitamura (bandoneon) in Aichi – Japan. Then he gives a work shop with guest Jun Hayaakawa (bandoneon) at the Tokyo College of Music in Ikebukuro – Tokyo – Japan. And he ends his tour playing with the Tokyo Jazz Tango Ensamble, with Satoshi Kitamura, bandoneon, Natsuki Kido, guitar and Toru Nishijima, doublebass at Hamarikyu Asahi Hall in Tsukiji – Tokyo – Japan
He later travels to The States were he plays 5 concerts with his classical Quartet (Jisoo Ok, Del Curto and Giraudo) with guest Sandra Luna at Birdland in New York. Then he presents for the first time his new work “Four Seasons in Buenos Aires” with the North Country Chamber Players at The White Mountain Music Festival in Vermont and New Hampshire. He then starts a tour by Europe with Quique Sinesi and guest Walter Castro and plays at Bimhuis in The Netherlands, at Romanfabrik in Frankfurt, at Sendesaal in Bremen, at Balloni Hallen in Cologne, at Jazz Club A Trane in Berlin, at Bunker-Kreuzstrafle O in Bielefeld, at Jazzclub Unterfahrt in Munich all these in Germany and at Espace Senghor in Bruxelles, Belgium.
2012 -He starts playing at Le Poisson Rouge in New York – USA, together with Maya Beiser and Satoshi Takeishi in a show called “Canyengue – The Soul of Tango”. Then he gives a Master Class for students at the University of Colorado and also a concert with his program called “Tango meets Jazz, with his quartet and Stefon Harris as guest, in Boulder, Colorado.
Then he travels to Japan were he acts as judge in the Nihon Piano Competition at the Suginami Kokaido Hall in Tokyo, Then gives a Master Class, “ How to play Piazzolla and Ziegler” at Takagi Klavier in Shibuya, Tokyo. And ends his trip with a concert at the Argentinian Festival, organized by the Embassy of Argentina, playing with his trio, Satoshi Kitamura in bandoneon and Natsuki Kido in guitar at the Kanagawa Earth Plaza, in Tokyo , Japan.
He goes back to the States, and plays with his trio (Del Curto and Ragazzi) at The Leffler Performance Center at the Ellizabeth College in Pennsylvania.
Then travels to Canada and performs together with Karen Gomyo at the Academy Theater for the Performing Arts, in Lindsay, Ontario and later another concert , this time at the Royal Conservatory of Music, Koerner Hall, also with Karen Gomyo in Toronto, Ontario , Canada.
And together with Maya Beiser , this time at the Akron Art Museum in Ohio, USA, with their program “Canyengue , the soul of Tango”.
Then travels to Europe to play together with Quique Sinesi and guest Walter Castro, at JazzClub Bamberg, Birdland in Neuburg, both in Germany. Also at Progr Bee-Flat in Bern and Moods in Zurich, both in Switzerland. Also Porgy & Bess in Vienna and Treibhaus in Innsbruck both in Austria. And two concerts at Jazhus Montmartre in Copenhagen in Denmark.
Comes back to USA and with his trio (Del Curto and Ragazzi) plays at UVM Music Building Recital Hall in Burlington , Vermont.
Then travels to Argentina and plays for the first time with his quintet (Walter Castro, Armando de la Vega, Horacio Mono Hurtado and Horacio López) at the Teatro Libertador General San Martin in Córdoba, Argentina.
Later travels to The States, plays a concert with his Classical Quartet, at Chautauquia Institution in New York.
Just finished the concert, travels to Japan, where he gives a conference called "The life of the Maestro with Music" at the Sogakudo Concert Hall in Ueno. After that he plays with the Tokyo Chamber Orchestra the Premiere of the "Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas by Astor Piazzolla, with his own arrangements, in a fantastic concert at the Tokyo Opera Concert Hall. Then, he gives a conference called, "How to play Piazzolla and Ziegler" and a mini concert at Space Do.
Goes back to New York and plays at Birdland Jazz Club for five days, two concerts per day, with his quartet and special guest Regina Carter.
Goes back to Japan where he plays together with The Tokyo Jazz Tango Ensamble in Tokyo and Osaka.
2013 -He starts the year in a Show Case of his manager Sue Bernstein with his Quartet at Drom in New York, USA.
Then he repeats this concert at the Chan Shun Concert Hall, Chan Centre For The Performing Arts, in Vancouver , Canada with Regina Carter.
He then travels to Asia, to play with The Tokyo Jazz Tango Ensemble at the Mosaic Music Festival in Singapore, and at the Yakarta International Festival in Indonesia, ending with a gran concert at The Balai Sarbini Concert Hall in Yakarta, Indonesia.
Returns to The USA, and plays with his trio at Hannaford Hall, Portland, Maine. Then goes on at Le Palais de Glace, with his Classical Quartet, in Stowe, Vermont.
Goes back to Japan to play two days with his Quartet at the Blue Note in Tokyo
Returns to New York, USA and plays with the Bridge Hampton Chamber Musical Festival Players, as special guest and then for five days he plays at Birdland Jazz Club with his Quartet and Stefon Harris as special guest.
He travels to Argentina and plays at The Centro Cultural Torcuato Tasso, in Buenos Aires, with Walter Castro and Armando de la Vega, and ends the year as special guest of Iorio, the famous rock musician at The Mandarin Park in Bs. As. Argentina.
2014 -He starts the year playing with his quartet at The Eastman School of Music in Rochester , NY, USA.
He then travels to Japan where he plays with Nobuo Furukawa, cello, special guest, and with Natsuki Kido, and Toru Nishijima at Odiaba Sim Studio, at Koto-Ku, Tokyo.
Returns to USA and plays with his own Quartet and special Guest Karen Gomyo at Town Hall in Seattle , Washington.
Later with Julio Botti plays at the Cirque de Jazz, Jazz Foundation of America in New York.
In June travels to New Zealand where he plays at the Wellington Opera House, with the Bravo Ensemble and the Orchestra Wellington.
He then plays at the Festival Internazionale del Sassofono Sax Art -Festival - Museo Internazionale delle Ceramiche as Marco Albonetti´s guest in Faenza, ITALY.
Back in USA, He plays at the Lincoln Center out of Doors, with the Paul Taylor Dance Company, with his New Tango Ensemble. New York.
Then he plays several concerts at the Lopez Island Summer Festival in the Orcas Island, in Washington, with his Classical Quartet.
Later he travels to Vermont to the Stowe Tango Music Festival and plays with his Classical Quartet and The Stowe Tango Music Festival Chamber.
Afterwards plays with Christopher O´Riley in Two to Tango, at Doctorow Centre for the Arts in Hunter, New York.
He then plays at the Dakota Jazz Club in Minneapolis , MN, with his New Tango Ensemble, and later at Northrup with the Paul Taylor Dance Company.
In October , He leaves to Asia, and plays at the Hamarikyu Asahi Hall in Tokyo, JAPAN with Nobuo Furukawa, Chica Edanami, and Natsuki Kido.
Then two concerts at Windmills Craftworks with his trio, in Bangalore, in INDIA.
Ending the year in USA, playing at Duke University, Baldwin Auditorium, in Durham, North Carolina with his Classical Quartet.