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In the 1950s, Astor Piazzolla became a pariah back home for his unconventional, complex tangos.
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July 22, 2011 Hear five tango destroyers, each descended from the jazz innovations of Astor Piazzolla.
Charles Mingus getting cozy with a Verdi Imperial Stout. (And, yes, this is an "unauthorized" copy of Mexican Moods. Sorry, Sue Mingus, it was a gift.)
June 15, 2009 Jazz and beer are natural companions, so we asked the Washington City Paper's "Beerspotter" to pair bottles with records by Charles Mingus, Sun Ra and more.
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