Astor Piazzolla, "The Central Park Concert," 1987

Astor Pantaleón Piazzolla transformed the Tango by blending jazz-infused solos and riffs with orchestrated classical music, influencing a new generation of Tango composers, including the elastically generative Tango trip-hop collective Gotan Project. As part of the free concerts in Central Park series in New York City, Piazzolla performed live with a quintet on September 6, 1987. — Read the rest