African Influences in Tango | Noche de Tango

Jun 13, 2020

Murga performance in Buenos Aires
Credit Kate Stanworth / theguardian.com

On this episode of Noche de Tango, host Charles Olivier explores and honors the influence African slaves and immigrants had on the origins of Tango to how it has manifested in a contemporary context today.

Prologue: In memoriam George Floyd

  • Strange Fruit - Billie Holiday
  • Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Round -¬†The Freedom Singers
  • A Change is Gonna Come - Sam Cooke

Tanda 1 - Orquesta de Julio de Caro

  • Milonga de mi flor
  • Milonga de Montserret
  • Milonga Gris
  • Morena del 900

Tanda 2 - Orquesta de Pedro Laurenz

  • Milongas de mis amores
  • Milonga compadre
  • Milonga de mi flor
  • Improvisando
  • La vida es una milonga

Tanda 3 - Orquesta Tipica Osvaldo Pugliese

  • Bien milonga
  • Cuando llora la milonga
  • Milonga de mi tierra
  • Milonga soldado
  • El Africano

Tanda 4 - Murga 

  • Murga del amanecer
  • Murga sismica