Alan Haksten

Composer, accordionist and guitarist from Argentina. Born in Buenos Aires in 1984.
He studied guitar and accordion with different teachers, composition and electroacoustic composition at the University of Music IUNA Buenos Aires. Tango musician and general fixer at the National Academy of Tango.
Since its inception Alan has participated in numerous musical projects, among them we can highlight “Si yo mismo fuera ese invierno sombrio”, “Alan Haksten Grupp”, “Marcapiel”, “Alan Haksten ensemble ” “La gota tango”. With several of which he has been able to develop as a composer and instrumentalist and he travelled a lot through Argentina and internationally.
Alan Haksten composed music for various films and plays including “Julio & Bill”, “Alemania”, “El Señor de la Oficina”, “Yo soy Lucida” and “La Casa canta”.
He has given several lectures and clinics on the tango tradition and its influences through out Europe. He is also responsible for programming and dissemination of tango, cooperating in various festivals creating spaces in organization and diffusion.
He currently lives between Buenos Aires (Argentina) and Gothenburg (Sweden).

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