Guided by an imaginary roadmap, Mollo reached different ports. Suddenly, chance or casual coincidence led him to sing/tell stories from Buenos Aires in Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Finland, Portugal and Latvia. But also in Russia, France, Azerbaijan and, of course, Holland (Amsterdam is his second home), where he recorded two albums —Tango Heroes and Compassion— with Carel Kraayenhof, a renowned Dutch accordion player, and the Sexteto Canyengue. These albums were presented in important theaters, such as the Concertgebouw (with the participation of the Amsterdam Symphony Orchestra) and in many festivals in Tilburg, San Sebastian, Belgium and Malaga. From 2004 onwards, Omar goes on tour with his “Europa Tour”, playing along with different lineups of Dutch and Belgian musicians, with the bands Orquesta Típica Bélgica and Trío Escapada.

In 2012 he started working with the producer Alejandro Pont Lezica and release Barrio Sur, for this work he was awarded his first Carlos Gardel Award in the category “Best Album – male tango artist” in 2013.

The next step was the album Tangazos in 2014. This live album presents a wide repertory of tango and milonga classics but with the particular imprint left by Mollo’s unique performance. The challenge was met and surpassed when he won once again the Konex Award as one of the best five tango singers in the decade.

By the end of 2015, …Tangamente was released, featuring songs by de José Dames/Homero Manzi, Aníbal Troilo/Enrique Cadícamo, Mariano Mores/José María Contursi, Atahualpa Yupanqui, Rubén Juárez/Cacho Castaña and Ástor Piazzolla/Horacio Ferrer, among others.

In this album, Omar works with the members of his regular backing band: Diego Ramos (piano, arrangements), Federico Fernando Maiocchi (double bass) and Ernesto Chino Molina (accordion), and also  the guitar players José Francisco Pepe Gutiérrez, Emilio Cossani and Jonatan Álvarez in the songs “ Tinta Roja” and “Cuando me hablan del destino”. Other guest musicians are Carlos Cosattini (violin), Patricio Villarejo (cello) and the special guest musician Luis Salinas, an extraordinary artist who plays a guitar duo with Omar in their version of “Garúa” and “Luna Tucumana”.

...Tangamente was awarded the Carlos Gardel Award in 2016 in the category “Best album – male tango artist” and is nominated to the Latin Grammy Awards 2016 “Best Tango Album”.

Omar Mollo’s path has been marked by chance and pure coincidence. Or maybe not. When he was five years old, he lived in Pergamino, a country town in the northern area of Buenos Aires. In the Pampas, he got steeped into Argentinian folk music and he followed all the steps suggested on the gaucho menu: he started singing. Then, he learned how to play the guitar. He also learned how to “tap-dance” malambo and he kept going on this road, until he formed his own folk music group: Los romanceros de Achalay.

Years later, his family moved to a suburb in the west area of Gran Buenos Aires (the provincial area adjacent to the city of Buenos Aires). In this new location, Mollo was deeply influenced by other kind of artists, but not from the local scene: Jimi Hendrix, Aretha Franklin, the bands Focus and Procol Harum, and also the emerging national rock music. Mollo was a teenager and he needed to channel all that energy that was looking desperately for a new means of expression. It was at that point that Mollo met the electric guitar, an instrument that allowed him to develop his irascible pulse. His particular sound left a significant mark in the passionate and faithful audience that followed him everywhere. The audience was moved by Mollo’s eloquence and intense devotion to each show, and these two features are still his hallmark. Time went by. Mollo was not a teenager anymore. He was a young and excellent guitar player, and the leader of a legendary rock band in the west suburban area: MAM (a coined acronym standing for the Spanish words Mente (mind), Alma (soul) and Materia (matter)). The name of his band revealed as well his deep existential inquisitiveness.

One day, however, as if he were following the strange fortune of a fanciful plan, Mollo bumped into tango (a genre he had been listening to since he was a boy in the family house in his natal Pergamino) and once they were face to face, the tango music talked to him directly, and he heard it say: “Hey, you are old enough now to start telling those things that actually happen to us”. And right there a new Mollo was born, a Mollo brushed by time, with polished emotions that were now ready to be told and sung on new stages.

His pace was slow but determined. His first album was Omar Mollo Tango, and it was released in 2003. It was a pretty good start: the disc was nominated to the Carlos Gardel Awards and to the Grammy Latino. Also, in 2005, it earned him the renowned Konex Award: he was recognized as one of the best five tango singers in the decade.

Later on, he released new albums: Gola, in 2006, and Y que siga, in 2008. Both were nominated to the Carlos Gardel Awards.

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Omar Mollo’s path has been marked by chance and pure coincidence. Or maybe not. When he was five years old, he lived in Pergamino, a country town in the northern area of Buenos Aires. In the Pampas, he got steeped into Argentinian folk music and he followed all the steps suggested on the gaucho menu: he started singing. Then, he learned how to play the guitar. He also learned how to “tap-dance” malambo and he kept going on this road, until he formed his own folk music group: Los romanceros de Achalay.

Years later, his family moved to a suburb in the west area of Gran Buenos Aires (the provincial area adjacent to the city of Buenos Aires). In this new location, Mollo was deeply influenced by other kind of artists, but not from the local scene: Jimi Hendrix, Aretha Franklin, the bands Focus and Procol Harum, and also the emerging national rock music. Mollo was a teenager and he needed to channel all that energy that was looking desperately for a new means of expression. It was at that point that Mollo met the electric guitar, an instrument that allowed him to develop his irascible pulse. His particular sound left a significant mark in the passionate and faithful audience that followed him everywhere. The audience was moved by Mollo’s eloquence and intense devotion to each show, and these two features are still his hallmark. Time went by. Mollo was not a teenager anymore. He was a young and excellent guitar player, and the leader of a legendary rock band in the west suburban area: MAM (a coined acronym standing for the Spanish words Mente (mind), Alma (soul) and Materia (matter)). The name of his band revealed as well his deep existential inquisitiveness.

One day, however, as if he were following the strange fortune of a fanciful plan, Mollo bumped into tango (a genre he had been listening to since he was a boy in the family house in his natal Pergamino) and once they were face to face, the tango music talked to him directly, and he heard it say: “Hey, you are old enough now to start telling those things that actually happen to us”. And right there a new Mollo was born, a Mollo brushed by time, with polished emotions that were now ready to be told and sung on new stages.

His pace was slow but determined. His first album was Omar Mollo Tango, and it was released in 2003. It was a pretty good start: the disc was nominated to the Carlos Gardel Awards and to the Grammy Latino. Also, in 2005, it earned him the renowned Konex Award: he was recognized as one of the best five tango singers in the decade.

Later on, he released new albums: Gola, in 2006, and Y que siga, in 2008. Both were nominated to the Carlos Gardel Awards.

Guided by an imaginary roadmap, Mollo reached different ports. Suddenly, chance or casual coincidence led him to sing/tell stories from Buenos Aires in Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Finland, Portugal and Latvia. But also in Russia, France, Azerbaijan and, of course, Holland (Amsterdam is his second home), where he recorded two albums —Tango Heroes and Compassion— with Carel Kraayenhof, a renowned Dutch accordion player, and the Sexteto Canyengue. These albums were presented in important theaters, such as the Concertgebouw (with the participation of the Amsterdam Symphony Orchestra) and in many festivals in Tilburg, San Sebastian, Belgium and Malaga. From 2004 onwards, Omar goes on tour with his “Europa Tour”, playing along with different lineups of Dutch and Belgian musicians, with the bands Orquesta Típica Bélgica and Trío Escapada.

In 2012, he released the album Barrio Sur, and for this work he was awarded his first Carlos Gardel Award in the category “Best Album – male tango artist” in 2013.

His next step was the album Tangazos in 2014. This live album presents a wide repertory of tango and milonga classics but with the particular imprint left by Mollo’s unique performance. The challenge was met and surpassed when he won once again the Konex Award as one of the best five tango singers in the decade.

By the end of 2015, he released his last work ...Tangamente, featuring songs by de José Dames/Homero Manzi, Aníbal Troilo/Enrique Cadícamo, Mariano Mores/José María Contursi, Atahualpa Yupanqui, Rubén Juárez/Cacho Castaña and Ástor Piazzolla/Horacio Ferrer, among others.

In this album, Omar works with the members of his regular backing band: Diego Ramos (piano, arrangements), Federico Fernando Maiocchi (double bass) and Ernesto Chino Molina (accordion), and also  the guitar players José Francisco Pepe Gutiérrez, Emilio Cossani and Jonatan Álvarez in the songs “Tinta Roja” and “Cuando me hablan del destino”. Other guest musicians are Carlos Cosattini (violin), Patricio Villarejo (cello) and the special guest musician Luis Salinas, an extraordinary artist who plays a guitar duo with Omar in their version of “Garúa” and “Luna Tucumana”.

...Tangamente was awarded the Carlos Gardel Award in 2016 in the category “Best album – male tango artist”.