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Tango with Cally tells how Jose Basso's popularity in Japan in 1967 made him a star, Apr 26 @ 11pm

4/5 Women of Golden Era Tango Part 3: The Muses Mezzo-soprano Ada Falcón, muse to Canaro and likely the most famous muse in Tango history is spotlighted this week, along with dancers Carmencita Calderón and Lola Candales, who inspired the popular tango “La morocha”.

4/12 The Original Tango Nuevo Cally takes a closer look at the beginning of the Tango Nuevo movement, featuring the music of Astor Piazzolla and other artists from the beginning of the 21st century.

José Basso

4/19 Alfredo Gobbi’s Romantic Violin Composer, orchestra leader and violinist Alfredo Gobbi developed a very personal way of feeling and expressing tango. For this he was nicknamed “The Romantic Violin of Tango”! Cally shares Gobbi’s story and his beautiful recordings.

4/26 José Basso in Japan In 1967 tango musician José Basso traveled to Japan for what was supposed to be a month, but he was so popular there it turned into a year! He returned in 1970 to record a spectacular album in collaboration with Japanese musicians. This week Cally features music from this album, titled “Inedito”.

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