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Látigo

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Látigo

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# Play Song Title Duration
1

Cachita

2:49
2

Milongueando en el cuarenta

2:56
3

Crowdambo

4:16
4

A los amigos

4:55
5

Felicia

2:41
6

Felipe

5:01
7

La Cumparsita

4:18
8

Melodía en La menor

4:45
9

Libertango

2:32
10

Armando's Rhumba

3:24
11

El día que me quieras

4:43
12

Taquito militar

4:03
13

Comme il faut

2:39
14

Gallo ciego

4:08
15

Cool

4:33
16

Nuevo Tango

5:32

Though Quartet San Francisco has regularly performed a wide range of material—Beethoven to Brubeck, Mozart to Mingus—Jeremy Cohen cultivates a special long-standing devotion to tango. For two years he played with the theatrical revue Forever Tango during its oft-extended San Francisco run (1995-1997). In 2004, Quartet San Francisco was among 30 competitors participating in the New York City International Tango Competition, sponsored by the Argentine Consulate. The quartet won both the Special Prize and the Grand Prize, which awarded them five performances in Buenos Aires and New York in the 2004-2005 season.

Látigo takes its title (Spanish for “whip”) from the term describing a performance technique used in tango—a quick slide or glissando of a left-hand finger on a stringed instrument for the purpose of simulating the sound of a whip.

GRAMMY Awards (2007) for Látigo:
Nomination, Best Classical Crossover Album
Nomination, Best Engineered Album, Classical

Musicians:

Jeremy Cohen — violin
Kayo Miki — violin
Emily Onderdonk — viola
Joel Cohen — cello

with John Santos — percussion