|Origin||Ottawa, Ontario, Canada|
Norteño is a Canadian "Tango nuevo" quintet from the Ottawa, Ontario area. It consists of Pierre-Paul Provencher (bandoneon), Laurie Rosewarne (piano), Sylvie Rocheleau (violin), Garry Elliott (electric guitar), and Nicolas Tremblay (double-bass).
Norteño was started by Pierre-Paul Provencher and Laurie Rosewarne in 1993. Norteño plays a lot of music by Ástor Piazzolla, as well as some of Provencher's and Elliot's compositions in his style: tango nuevo, which is a fusion of tango and jazz.
In 2003, Norteño released an album entitled Milonga d'automne.
- "Norteño Concert - Canada". Accordion Weekly, Laurie Rosewarne, 1999 03 05
- "Un quintette coloré qui roule sa bosse depuis 20 ans". La Review, Mar 18, 2015 p. 29. Marie Pier LécUyer
- "Ottawa jazz fest kicks off". Jam!, via Canoe.com DENIS ARMSTRONG Jun 22, 2007
- "Le tango à la mode Norteño" Radio-Canada: Divines tentations > Chroniques. Interview.