Amor Por el Tango

Amor Por el Tango

by Tango GroupTango Group


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The title of this joyful historical exploration says it all, as veteran Latin, jazz and classical composer/pianist Roger Davidson and Buenos Aires born bassist and tango scholar Pablo Aslan mine the vast riches of the tango tradition. The concept is both retro and modern, blending six of Davidson's recently written compositions with new interpretations of classics by tango masters Astor Piazzolla (the jumpy, jubilant romance "Triunfal"), Ricardo Luis Brignolo (the dramatic and ultra-chic "Chique") and Enrique Delfino (the wistful and lyrical "Griseta"). There's also a cool trio centerpiece of Cole Porter tunes interpreted with sly tango twists -- proving that Americans can compose music ripe for the form as well as natives. As strong and buoyant as Davidson's keys and Aslan's sly and seductive rhythms are, the real stars here are the magnificent bandeon players who split the fourteen tracks eight to six -- Hector del Curto and David Alsina. The liner notes offer sketches of the history of tango in English and Spanish, which will prompt musical historians to dig deep to further investigate the sources of this very exciting classic material.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/01/2003
Label: Cd Baby
UPC: 0829757283326
catalogNumber: 5638806921
Rank: 166549

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Tango Group   Primary Artist
Pablo Aslan   Bass,Bass Guitar
Francisco Navarro   Guitar
Hector del Curto   Bandoneon
David Alsina   Bandoneon
Nicolas Danielson   Violin
Pedro Giraudo   Bass,Bass Guitar
Roger Davidson   Piano
Susan De Camp   Oboe

Technical Credits

Astor Piazzolla   Composer
Pablo Aslan   Arranger,Producer
Carlos Gardel   Composer
Cole Porter   Composer
Will Schillinger   Engineer
James Gavin   Liner Notes
Gerardo Hernán Matos Rodriguez   Composer
Enrique Delfino   Composer
Homero Aldo Expósito   Composer
Virgilio Exposito   Composer
Roger Davidson   Arranger,Composer,Producer,Audio Production
Nora Aslan   Artwork,Graphic Design
Alfredo Le Pera   Composer
Pablo Assan   Audio Production

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