Milonga with Live Music by Wendy Zoffer and Maurizio Najt – Sunday June 29th
6 – 9 PM – Live Music, food, socializing in cozy club atmosphere.
Location is Suzanne Patterson Building at 45 Stockton St, Princeton.
Large and beautiful dance floor with off-street parking at the entrance.
Partner is not necessary.
Maurizio Najt, piano-Graduated from the Conservatorio Nacional de Música in Buenos Aires, Mr. Najt played an important role as a tango pianist in the New York tango scene, performing with “Amigos del Tango”, and the “New York Tango Trio” with whom he performed at Teatro Colón de Buenos Aires in 2002 for the Festival de Música Internacional. In 2006, he played keyboards for the Forever Tango Orchestra (Luis Bravo’s Tony winning production) under the direction of legendary bandoneonist Víctor Lavallén; touring the US, Mexico, Japan and China. Maurizio has performed at numerous venues including Lincoln Center Plaza, Alice Tully Hall, Winter Garden, El Museo del Barrio in NYC, and the Argentine Embassy in DC and Tokyo. From 2004 to 2008, he toured Japan, Korea and Hawaii with Japanese tango diva Anna Saeki. He composed the soundtrack for various independent film productions and documentaries, and for the acclaimed off-Broadway musical theater “Don Quixote” which was nominated for an “ACE” award as well as composed and recorded the original music for “A Tango for Tita” a children’s tango musical. dMr. Najt is the Ballet Pianist for the Astoria Fine Arts Center and the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts. Recently, during the summer of 2013, he performed with the Forever Tango Show at the Kerr Theatre on Broadway.
Wendy Zoffer, flute-Originally from Montreal, Wendy is a versatile flautist and vocalist. She is often featured at Grounds for Sculpture and Princeton University Events, The Governor’s Mansion, and numerous hotels, clubs, and venues in the New Jersey/New York/Philadelphia metropolitan areas. Ms. Zoffer is also lucky to have worked with notable jazz musicians such as Richie Cole, Glen McClelland (Ween/Blood, Sweat & Tears), Gerry Hemingway, Gary Oleyar (Loggins & Messina) and Gary Mazzaroppi. She is featured as a vocalist and flautist with Z Jazz Group which is available for bookings everywhere. Her CD, Bird of Beauty, includes jazz standards, blues, sambas, and swing. Wendy’s Children’s CD Sing Me a Day, includes her singing 12 of her original folk songs for young children. Both CDs are for sale at the Princeton Record Exchange and online at Amazon and CDbaby.com. As the Founder/Director of the respected company, Princeton Music Connection, Wendy books the best live bands, DJs, classical, and jazz, for weddings, parties, and corporate events in the New York Metropolitan Area and nationally. Ms. Zoffer is honored and excited about playing with Prince Tango since dancing Tango is one of her favorite passions.