Hijos ilegitimos de Astor: Tentación Tango – Modern Tango World

The rich sound of the 10-person orchestra Hijos ilegitimos de Astor (Daniela Ferrati: Piano; Giampaolo Costantini and Alejandro Fasanini: Bandoneón; Francesca Giordanino: Violin; Aurelio Venanzi: Viola; Andrea Agostinelli: Cello; Riccardo Bertozzini: Guitar; Ivan Gambini: Percussion; Gianluca Ravaglia: Contrabass; and Valeria Visconti: Voice) makes the listener smile from the beginning to the end of this 14-track album.

“Astor’s illegitimate children” see themselves as both, a traditional and a contemporary orchestra. Bandoneonist-composer-arranger Alejandro Fasanini, composer of all songs, said that his “music tries to continue the path that Astor Piazzolla left”.Continue reading

The soul of theTango between Argentina and Europe – Meeting with Alejandro Fasanini of Federica Nardacci. New Trends magazine


It is not easy to define artistically Alejandro Fasanini. His multi-facetedness, his many interests make him a complex artist, who communicates, however, simplicity and naturalness. His classical music training at the Conservatory of Buenos Aires, his studies of composition, instrumentation, the study of saxophone, guitar and bandoneón are alongside the literary interests that led him to found a publishing house in the past and a Literary magazine “El Poeta”.Continue reading

Review Web Japan

It is a very rare name for a group, which today already enjoys considerable attention in Europe. The central figure in the composition, as well as in charge of arrangements, is Alejandro Fasanini, who can be defined as one of the most important tango musicians of our time and, indeed, called the successor of Astor Piazzolla.Continue reading

Magazine “El tanguero” Italy

“Hijos ilegítimos de Astor” is an incredible orchestra composed by ten musicians, a contemporary sound with typical tango instruments. On the occasion of his second album “Intuición Tango”, we met the creator of the project, Argentine composer and bandoneonist Alejandro Fasanini, along with his inseparable friend and first bandoneonist Giampaolo Costantini.

At a distance of three years from the previous work “Tentación Tango” came the second album of the orchestra, “Intuición Tango”, edited by Videoradio and Rai Trade.

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Magazine “La salida” France

I believe that such compositions can be interpreted by imagination, by our ability to dream. In this CD I can perceive a certain kind of dance-vision, an extension of Piazzolla and post-Piazzolla music, a legitimate and illegitimate filiation, the recognition of the origins and a continuation over the times of this mutant urban sound.Continue reading