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Tango Meets Jazz

10 Favorite Classical Tangos

By Uwe Korn

10 Favorite Classical Tangos. Arranged by Uwe Korn. Schott. Latin, Tango. 80 pages. Schott Music #ED20878. Published by Schott Music (HL.49018387).

Item Number: HL.49018387

ISBN 379575254X. 9x12 inches.

Tango is not just a 'classical' dance form but a philosophy of life. This volume contains popular pieces such as 'Jalousie', 'El Choclo', 'Por una Cabeza' and more recent classics such as 'Adiós Nonino' by Astor Piazzolla. Each arrangement is paired with another piece, which is either a jazzy reinterpretation of the original, or a brand new composition. Intermediate Level.

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  • 2016-02-25 08:22:13.0 Great Tango Arrangements

    Tangos have "bite", jazz has "groove". I really like the tango arrangements and believe they stand better alone than beside their jazz companions. The Old-Man Boogie is probably the best "mutant"! Successful tango/jazz emulsion is found in Piazzolla (whose work in this book is complemented with a quasi...

    Bach C minor prelude. I wouldn't use the jazz pieces for an audience (great sight-reading though and good works just the same). People who dance these tangos might not accept the "jazz-zing".

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