Archive for September 1st, 2010

1959, Sept. 1 – DEBUT OF QUINTETO REAL

Debuted on Radio El Mundo…in the 50s with the passing of the tango mod, it became increasingly difficult for classic orchestras to find work…Two legendary musicians Horacio Salgan and Ubaldo De Lio were surving as a duo at “El Jamaica”, a jazz club, when a chance suggestion united them with another duo of legendary musicians, Enrique Francini and Pedro Laurenz…

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Thus was formed (with the later addition of Rafael Ferro) to great acclaim and success, The Quinteto Real whose jazz inlfuence can be seen in its innovative, bold rythms which have so captivated audiences worldwide.

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  • CLICK HERE http://tiny.cc/QReal to see them play a Salgan composition “A Fuego Lento” (at a slow burn),  in the film “Tango” directed and directed by Carlos Saura, 1998