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Hakon Skogstad: Two Hands To Tango

Read "Two Hands To Tango" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan


Frank Zappa, guitarist/composer/provocateur, once called the tango the dance of unbridled passion. This from the stage in his introduction to a tango music performance. It was one tune in a madcap Mothers of Invention concert. He had something there. In its beginnings--in the late nineteenth century--the dance and the music that accompanied the tango steamed up in the border region between Argentina and Uruguay, basking in the glow of the red lights in the river ports. BeginnIng in the late ...


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