A July 9, 1933, was born in Italy the master José "Pepe" Libertella.
He was a great accordion player, with particular individual solos, especially that of "Corrientes Angosta" and "Pa 'que bailen los muchachos". He was a fine orchestra conductor who learned the difficult art of accompanying singers.He did so with Edmundo Rivero on tour in Japan or in the discs with Angel Vargas, Miguel Montero and Juan Carlos Godoy, among others.
In 1973 he founded with his friend, the accordion player, Luis Staz the best instrumental band of the last forty years: the Sexteto Mayor.
Pepe Libertella led the group mainly with his tango power. He always added new sounds to their groups, original arrangements, and contributions since the fifties, instrumental tangos like "Rapsodia de Arrabal", "Paris otoñal" or "Passion and Tango".
In our historic file of Tangocity we hoard this interview we conducted in 2001, in Joseph's house, telling his beginning, here I leave a fragment of that unforgettable moment.
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Musician, arranger, composer, He formed his own band and accompanied Edmundo Rivero to Japan . He is the Founder of the Sexteto Mayor. He Composed ...
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