Pavan, Carlos

Carlos Pavan

Described as having "Striking music and great originality" from the renowned "Classical Guitar Magazine," Carlos Pavan (born in Argentina and living in New York since 2000) is part of a new wave of modern classical guitar composers, with a mix of tradition and influences. Versatile and original, he combines Tango/Folklore rhythms from his native country with jazz harmonies and classical technique/forms. He is a former student of maestro Jorge Morel, Dave Smey (Brooklyn Conservatory) and Pablo Ziegler (A. Piazzolla's pianist). Carlos has performed internationally in France, Canada, Portugal, Ireland, Japan and recorded three albums with his compositions including special guest contemporary string quartet PUBLIQuartet (Carnegie Hall debut 2015). "Mr. Pavan worships at the altar of originality while remaining true to his Argentinean roots" (The World Music Report). At the present he is the artistic director/composer of the Park Slope Chamber Players with a new album released by the legendary Centaur Record label in 2020.
"a more daring harmonic language” Fanfare Magazine.