It was no easy task to compose a little sister to such an older brother as the Tango en skaï. It was written under extreme conditions (taking just a night and a day), and first performed in equally arduous circumstances (just three days later, by the capable hands of that excellent guitarist Aniello Desiderio, in Hungary). This little work nevertheless manages to waltz its way through melancholy, dissonance and humour, while nonchalantly juggling with a fairly demanding tasklist.
Its only real liberty is the use of the tape, left to the discretion of the performer.
Born on the 19h of October 1955, the French performer, composer, arranger and improviser Roland Dyens began to study the guitar when he was nine years old. Later he studied with the Spanish master Alberto Ponce in a class where he obtained, in 1976, the "Licence de Concert" from l'Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris (France). [...]