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Anibal Troilo  y su Orquesta Típica.  Argentine Tango music at Escuela de Tango de Buenos Aires. Learn to dance.

Troilo, Anibal

“Pichuco”-“El Bandoneón Mayor de Buenos Aires”

Bandoneon player, leader, and composer.
(July 11, 1914 – May 18, 1975)

It is said that he had something from Pedro Maffia. Still, suppose someone has influenced his way of playing, in the form of developing a conversation on the bandoneon, in his touching capacity when delaying notes in his phrasing. In that case, this one has been Ciriaco Ortiz. He played slightly bent forward; eyes closed, his double chin hanging. Sometime later, he remarked: «It is said that I am very often moved and that I cry. Yes, it is true. But I never do these things for trivial reasons».

Listen to recordings

With Francisco Fiorentino

Instrumentals with Orlando Goñi in piano

With Alberto Marino

Instrumentals with José Baso in piano

With Floreal Ruiz