Tango Music for Guitar and Voice w/ Marcelo Puig

Sundays, 3:00-4:15 pm, beginning September 17

$130.00 advance / $140.00 after September 4
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This series of classes will explore a collection of Tango tunes written from the the turn of the century to modern days that qualify as “standards”: a history of tango, milonga, and valses showcasing the evolution of styles. Guitar and vocal techniques will address style, rhythm, phrasing, and repertoire from Tango guitarists/composers/lyricists/vocalists. Class time includes listening to recorded examples by Tango greats to develop ideas for new arrangements. We will learn how to apply the exercises and techniques to songs.


Gardel, Libertad Lamarque, Ignacio Corsini, Rosita Quiroga, Roberto Goyeneche, Azucena Maizani, Edmundo Rivero and more.


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Marcelo Puig was born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where he started studying classical guitar at the Manuel de Falla Music Conservatory as a child. He then began playing American and Latin American popular music, Folk, Rock and Blues in his teen years. As an adult, he discovered Brazilian music and Jazz and then once he moved to the Bay Area, Argentine Tango music. Marcelo is an active local performer with over 30 years of teaching experience in soloing, accompanying, and singing popular music.


Visit Marcelo’s website: www.tengotango.com

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