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Double Time & Traspie - Mixing Milonga Rhythms

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We remember hearing a story (don't know if it was true) about how they taught people to play some classical Indian instrument. We think it was the sitar. For years, they didn't play at all but just practiced drumming the rhythms. Only after that did they start actually playing the instrument.

Playing with rhythms in milonga would be a good candidate for this training. Maybe not so realistic. If you are lucky enough to have musical training, then just go at it. If you're not, then make sure you can say the rhythms like a rock and go in and out of them when you want, mixing them at will. That will make help you actually use them dancing milonga.

Artist Name:
Q Tango
Song Title:
Milonga Sentimental
Album Title:
Live Four Q Tango
Artist Website:

From website: Created in July, 2009 by Erskine Maytorena, a third generation tango musician and opera singer, QTANGO performs authentic Argentine tango arrangements throughout the southwest, with multiple tours including appearances in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sacramento, San Diego, Tucson, Sedona, Las Vegas, El Paso, Santa Fe and Albuqeurque. Specializing in the traditional tango music of the "Golden Age" of the great Argentine tango orchestras, QTANGO's dynamic and powerful music keeps dancers on the floor and listeners enthralled. Every song is a novella; a story of love, betrayal, desperation and hope. QTANGO's musicians give the audience a unique and intimate experience, an acoustic resonance only an orchestra can provide, a journey into the romance, passion and elegance of tango. Whether touring as a quartet or performing gala events with over 14 musicians, every performance is sophisticated, engaging, nostalgic, and moving.