Pianist, leader, composer.
(2 December 1905 – 25 July 1995)
It was his father who taught him his first music lessons, he started his first steps with violin too, but soon he switched to piano.
In the 40s Pugliese recorded some instrumental pieces of his own which anticipated the avant-garde. Such is the case of “La yumba” (which became a sort of anthem of his orchestra).
Pugliese became the most faithful example of the De Caro style, but with a strong rhythmic beat, very appealing to the dancers but without sacrificing quality. Continue reading at www.todotango.com…