Juan Villarreal & Patricio Crom

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Juan Villarreal

Singer, guitarist and composer, Juan Villarreal was born in Puerto San Julian, Patagonia Argentina. He actively participates in different musical projects such as Orquesta El Arranque, Duo Villarreal Crom, Nidia y su Banda, El Muro Tango and Cruces del Plata. He has recorded several albums and performed concerts throughout America and Europe. In 2022, he will present a new album with guitarist Patricio Crom in tribute to Juan Darienzo called "D’Arienzo en guitarras". In 2022, he will also present the album “Camaradas” with Orquesta El Arranque and Maestro Victor Lavallén, historical bandoneonist in Osvaldo Pugliese’s orchestra.

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Patricio Crom

Born in Buenos Aires, Patricio Crom is an arranger, composer, and guitarist of Argentine music. He studied tango guitar at the Academia Nacional del Tango with maestro Anibal Arias.

Patricio has recorded several albums, as well performed throughout South America, Europe, and Asia. In 2022, Patricio released his fourth album with singer Juan Villarreal titled “D’Arienzo en Guitarras.”

In addition to his musical activities, he is an accomplished puppeteer, a collector of antique Argentine guitars, and is preparing a documentary film on tango guitar.