Argentine Tango

Podcast Episode 92 is now online

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Episode 92 of Joe’s Tango Podcast is now online!
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My guest today is Mark Word. He's a clinical social worker who's passionate about helping victims of psychological trauma. Much of his experience also stems from the military, where he functioned as a Behavioral Health officer with the 101st Airborne Division. Before falling in love with tango, Mark was a professional musician, spent a number of years living in Europe, and also developed a passion for languages. 

Mark combines his expertise as a mental health professional with tango to explore the healing effects of tango, and has some fascinating answers for us...

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Podcast Episode 81 is now online

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Episode 81 of Joe’s Tango Podcast is now online!

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My guests today are Felipe Martinez and Ayano Yoneda based in San Francisco, CA. They have taught all over the world, and are known for their clear and enthusiastic teaching style. They teach regularly at several venues in the Bay Area, such as Milonga Genesis, the Great Northern, The Beat over in Berkeley, and the Stanford Tango Club.

They are also organizers of the renown San Francisco Tango Marathon. Felipe has also DJ’d at a number of big-name events, including festivals and milongas in Portland, Denver, Washington DC, Fort Bragg, New York, Singapore, Taipei, Hong Kong, and many others.

Podcast Episode 75 is now online

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Episode 75 is now online!
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For this episode, we're doing things a little differently and it'll be a treat if you're really into tango music; we’re going to focus on the inner workings of a tango music group. My guests are Maxfield Wollam-Fisher and Brett Lemley. They are part of Da Capo Tango Ensemble, based in Washington, DC. It's another fun, eye-opening conversation...


Podcast Episode 74 is now online

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Episode 74 of Joe’s Tango Podcast is now online!

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My guest today started his tango journey in Portland, Oregon back in 2000. In 2014 he moved to Boston, and went on a tour that took him throughout the US, as well as China and Taiwan. In 2016, he and his then-partner Tilly Kimm won the US Tango de Pista Championships. As of 2018, he is based in Chicago and continues traveling to give workshops and to teach at various festivals.

Let's meet Adam Cornett...

Podcast Episode 70 is now online

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Episode 70 of Joe’s Tango Podcast is now online!
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My guest today is the director of the Philadelphia Argentine Tango School. She started dancing tango in 1999, and as tango inevitably took over her life, she eventually left her job and moved to Buenos Aires where she stayed for 3 years. In 2006 she began working with Andres Amarilla, and since then she has traveled the world teaching and performing.

Today's guest is also the director of the Philly Tango Fest, and hosts the radio show Tango Stories.

Let's meet Meredith Klein...

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Podcast Episode 69 is now online

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Episode 69 of Joe’s Tango Podcast is now online!
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My guest today grew up around creative arts and performance. She frequently travels throughout the US, Canada, Europe, and Buenos Aires to teach, and she has worked incredibly hard to build up tango communities in Boston and Western Massachusetts. 

She has studied with a number of world famous tango instructors, and is also a well-known DJ. She has participated in and helped organize numerous festivals and marathons, including regular tango tours in Buenos Aires. 

Let's meet Veronika Kruta: Listen here

Podcast Episode 62 is now online!

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Podcast Episode 62 is now online!

My guest today began her tango career in Portland, Oregon. She has danced and taught all over the world, and spent a total of two years living and breathing tango in Buenos Aires. 

Now based in San Francisco, she continues to teach and organize events. A highly versatile follower and leader, today's guest is known for instructing her students how to connect with the music and adapt to a variety of social tango styles. 

Let's meet Jennifer Olson...

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Podcast Episode 60 is now online!

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Episode 60 of Joe's Tango Podcast is now online!

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My guest today is originally from Buenos Aires, but is now based in Chicago, Illinois. He's been teaching and performing for over a decade, having studied with a variety of tango maestros. He and his partner have been invited to teach at a number of major festivals in North America, and was once part of the exclusive staff of La Viruta (the most famous milonga in Buenos Aires). And I should add that he's also a phenomenal DJ.

With a very clear and personable teaching style, he's very well-known for his method of easily communicating important tango fundamentals.

Let's meet Hernan Prieto!

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More on Hernan and his partner Daniela here:

Website: https://www.danielayhernan.net/

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Podcast Episode 57 is now online!

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My guest today is one of Seattle's most experienced dance instructors. She's been teaching full time there for over 20 years, and was one of the first Tango teachers to be established in the area. In addition to Argentine Tango, she also specializes in Salsa and West Coast Swing. She's well versed not only with social dancing, but also with performance and choreography.

Let's meet Michelle Badion...

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Podcast Episode 56 is now online!

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Episode 56 of Joe's Tango Podcast is now online!

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My guest is an internationally acclaimed tango instructor and performer. He's also a writer, and author of the ebook Tango FAQs and Facts Book. Although he was born in Greece, he is now based out of Toronto, Canada. He has an extensive academic background in ergophysiology and biochemistry, and much of his research is dance related.

In 2003, he was nominated with the "unique research and best poster presentation award" during the International Congress of Physical Education and Sport (ICPES). But long before his days in academia, today's guest has been dancing since he was a teenager, and also has a solid background in Latin and Ballroom dance. It wouldn't be long before he'd fell in love with tango, and he started his professional career in 2006.

Let's meet Pablito Greco...

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Podcast Episode 54 is now online!

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Episode 54 of Joe's Tango Podcast is now online!

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My guest today is based out of Seattle, WA and has been teaching tango at the Belltown Studio there since 2012. After falling in love with tango, he pursued this passion and trained with a number of well-known professionals. He has taught and performed internationally at many cultural events and milongas. Let's meet Koa Hons...

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Podcast Episode 44 is now online!

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Episode 44 of Joe's Tango Podcast is now online!

In this episode, we'll meet Lorena Dumas-Guntner. She's the organizer of the renowned New Orleans Tango Festival, and has a lot of great information to share.

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Podcast Episode 37 now online!

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Episode 37 of Joe's Tango Podcast is now online!

In this episode, I got to interview Korey Ireland. He's a professional composer, tango instructor, and bandoneón player based in Berlin, Germany.

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Podcast Episode 31 now online!

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Episode 31 of Joe's Tango Podcast is now online!

In this episode, I had a conversation with Gabriela Condrea who, in addition to being a tango instructor, is also an author and speaker.

This is another great interview, and you can listen for free on iTunesSoundcloud, or Stitcher.

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Podcast Episode 28 now online!

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Episode 28 of Joe's Tango Podcast is now online!

In this episode, we'll meet Sasha Cagen, who's a tango teacher, life coach, and author!

This is another interesting interview, and you can listen for free on iTunesSoundcloud, or Stitcher.

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