“La Chiflada” by Ángel D’Agostino y su Orquesta Típica, 1942.
Juan Carlos Bazán
In his youth, a waiter of a Japanese barroom located on 25 de Mayo Street a few meters from Corrientes, had told him that on several occasions he had seen that on the corner of the street people used to crowd together to listen to some music.
Eager to know, one day he went closer and, in the middle of that occasional audience, he saw Fat Bazán playing a long brass trumpet from which a cloth banner with golden letters was hanging.
It was the advertisement of Kalisay, an aperitif of that time, which included the classic boy doll with a large head that represented an old man… Continue reading at www.todotango.com...
Here you can see Juan Carlos Bazán playing his clarinet, next to his life long friend “El Pibe” Ernesto Ponzio, and “El Cachafaz” and Carmencita Calderón dancing, in this scene from the first sound film made in Argentina, “Tango!”, of 1933.