After the excitement and success of tango in the previous decade, the 1920s brought pressure. The music and dancing-loving public in Argentina was attracted to the new and exciting sounds and dance moves coming from North American jazz.
Tango musicians compromised and provided the music that the people wanted. During this era new names appeared, who in the 1930s & 1940s became household tango names: Biagi, Caló, Demare, Donato, Laurenz, Pugliese, Tanturi, and Troilo. In the 1920s and early 1930s, the talent was there but the future of tango was far from certain.
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