Javier Girotto Trio....Tango Nuevo Revisited
First of all what this isn’t: it’s not the kind of tango that’s evocative of svelte couples dancing in sensual fashion across a dance floor to music suggestive of a dodgy nightclub in Buenos Aries. This is more dance music as an art form.
It’s a remake of an album by Argentinean bandoneonist Astor Piazzolla and jazz saxophonist Gerry Mulligan, 1974’s Summit. Both were leading members of the world music scene at the time. The album fused the nuevo tango of Piazzolla with the jazz of Mulligan.
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