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This week's tanda is spirited set by Juan d'Arienzo with Alberto Echagüe singing. "El Rey del compás" (The Rhythm King), as D'Arienzo was known, worked with many great singers. But, to me, Alberto Echagúe's canyengue style of singing was a perfect match for the rhythmic nature of D'Arienzo's orchestra.
I often get asked about dancing to tangos with singers. The tango singer has had four distinctive roles over time:
National Singer (Cantor Nacional)
The Refrain Singer (Estbrillista)
The Orchestra Singer (Cantor de la Orchesta)
The Star Soloist
This weeks tanda is a spirited set by Juan D'Arienzo with Alberto Echagüe singing.