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Ástor Piazzolla

Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992) is one of most important tango composers of all time. Surprisingly, he spent a large part of his youth in New York. In 1937, Piazzolla returned to his mother country Argentina. There, he started to focus on a career as a classical pianist while in the evening he would play accordion in tango cabaret. From 1955, he worked on his own compositions and wove these two influences together to a new, refreshing sound: the 'tango neuvo'. 

At the wedding of crown prince Willem-Alexander and Máxima Zorreguieta, Carl Kraayenhof made a spectacular impression with his performance of Adios Noniño. Piazzolla died in 1992. 

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Seasons Interrupted
Trey Lee
Triunfal Quintet
Tango 4 Strings
Atle Sponberg
Cien Anos
Gisela Ben-Dor
Daniel Rowland / Marcelo Nisinman
Señor Tango (Live)
Marcelo Nisinman & Vogler Quartet
Misa Tango
Complete Tango!
Isabelle van Keulen Ensemble
tango nuevo revisited
Javier Girotto Trio
Ángeles y Diablos
Isabelle van Keulen Ensemble
La Furia
Mayke Rademakers
Grand Tango!
Isabelle van Keulen Ensemble
Cuarteto SolTango
Isabelle van Keulen Ensemble
Tango! (DVD)
Isabelle van Keulen Ensemble
Isabelle van Keulen Ensemble
Bottom's Dream - Guitar Duos
Lieske Spindler Guitars
Vivaldi, Piazzola: Eight Seasons
Morton, Scottish Ensemble / Morton
Tango Romances
Devich Trio
Two To Tango
Aurelia Saxophone Quartet / Gustavo Toker / Juan Pablo Dobal
Tango Nuevo
Aurelia Saxophone Quartet