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Osvaldo Pugliese. Argentine Tango music at Escuela de Tango de Buenos Aires.

“La yumba” by Osvaldo Pugliese y su Orquesta Típica, 1952.

Osvaldo Pugliese. Argentine Tango music at Escuela de Tango de Buenos Aires.Osvaldo Pugliese

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…

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Marcelo Solis

I was born in Argentina. Through my family and the community that saw my upbringing, I have been intimately involved with the culture of Tango all my life, and have been an Argentine Tango dance performer, choreographer and instructor for over 30 years. I profoundly love Tango dancing, music, and culture, particularly that of the Golden Era. I am a milonguero.

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