Listen to and buy Mandragora Tango Orchestra music on CD Baby. Download or buy the CD Siete Tandas by Mandragora Tango Orchestra on the independent. MandrĂ¡gora Tango. likes. We’ve played more milongas than any band outside of Argentina. (At least , most of which are from playing every Sunday.. . Gary Korlin’s naturalistic approach to painting is embedded in his 19th Century French Academic training. And, Mandragora Tango performs. AIR DATE 9/22/

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If you use the MIDI file, none of the articulations will be preserved.

Come out and dance to the Mandragora beat you know and love fortified with strings and piano! Check out our gallery of 50 cool covers here. There are cue notes in most of the parts, so, for example, if the sax player couldn’t make it to a gig, the trumpet player would have the sax solo in tiny notes on the trumpet part. You can also download it as a screensaver When we first started playing Tango, we met Max Valentinuzzi, our friend and Tango Godfather.

You can also click here to get the player in a pop-up window so you can continue surfing our site. Piazzolla available, but this is not suitable for dancing.

The title comes from the fact that all of us live within 10 blocks of each other in the Longfellow neighborhood of Minneapolis. We are also strongly believe that information wants to be free. You can print out individual pages with Adobe Acrobat.

One word of warning about all of these piano parts: It is an interpretation of an idealized evening of tango dancing. If you can read leadsheets and are just starting out as a tango player, these charts may be just the thing for you.


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This project is our collaboration with Hip-hop producer “Bionik”. These certainly aren’t the best arrangements out there and I’m certainly not in the same class of arrangers as the cats in Buenos Aires, but I want to put my stuff out there in the hopes that other musicians with other charts will do the same if you want, I can post them to this site and link back to you.

We’re planing on our next CD release to be much more studio-oriented and to feature more original, danceable alt-tangos. Each box contains 9 kick-ass arrangments for piano, bass, violin and bando. It starts early 11PM or so with tandas of traditional, highly rhythmic Argentine tangos and gets more and more lush and passionate as the night progresses.

If you like these charts, I highly reccomend that you buy some charts from Edition Universelles in Paris. He can follow the rhythm and do is own fills.

The results are pretty amazing and very danceable! Heather Yonker of Madison will join us on piano for a few tunes. We’ve played several live radio shows and have a growing library of “bootlegs” for your listening pleasure.

Most of them were small neighborhood groups mabdragora to “garage bands” of today. You can also download it as a screensaver. Side 1 would be the more popular manrragora and side 2 would be “filler”. I had almost no concept of Argentine tango at the time and played mostly in a Euro-jazz swing style.

It is laid out so that you can print it 2-sided and punch holes on the left side to create a “book” you can put in a binder.

Sorry: Mandragora Tango is no longer a thing

We’ll probabbly re-record are few of these tracks in a studio sooner or later. More About Tango Do you want to know more about Tango dance or music? The musicians generally play gango of arrangements where each note is written down. Tango dancers generally prefer DJ’d music because there are simply not enough good tango bands out there to show folks how great it is to dance tango to live music.


You tzngo have noticed that we are a quartet and that we don’t have a pianist. Finally, this sheetmusic is almost impossible to find outside of Argentina.

Like and Follow mandragroa on Facebook! You can listen to a hour-long mix of our finest tunes, including many that are not available on CD. Here are 50 2-page piano arrangments 17MB of tangos from his collection. I’m relatively certain that all the charts on this page are out of copyright and are not currently available anywhere except, perhaps, ebay.

Each mandragroa had to be laboriously hand copied, which created a huge barrier to entry for a tango band. If you speed up this rhythm, it becomes a milonga, so if you are playing these charts verbatim for dancers, don’t rush! Siete Tandas is meant first and foremost for dancing.

I’ve written about this in an earlier blog post. This tour features Bob Barnes on bandoneon,Matt Miller on bass. In golden era of Tango or sothere were thousands of tango bands in Argentina. They were folded in half to create a “book”.

Join our email list! I also think that there are not enough Tango bands outside of Argentina.

Today you are going to enter the past of my life. We have set up “Mandragora Radio” in the right hand column of this page you may have to scroll down. Tango music is all about the details, so be sure to add your own articulations.

Hiawatha Tango You can hear them several times a year around Minneapolis Photo: