“Te aconsejo que me olvides” by Anibal Troilo y su Orquesta Típica with Francisco Fiorentino in vocals, 1941.
Bandoneonist, leader, composer, teacher
(28 August 1899 – 16 October 1967)
It is not known what secret gift made Pedro Maffia find in the core of the bandoneon sounds that nobody had discovered before.
Until the second decade of the twentieth century bandoneon players had a tendency to imitate the flute —gradually displaced in the early quartets— and the barrell organ with their instrument. Pedro Maffia was who delivered the bandoneon needed by this popular genre so to leave behind the playful Guardia Vieja (old stream) and turn serious, concentrated, fairly dreaming and frequently sad. Continue reading at www.tangomango.com…