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Podcast Episode 91 is now online

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Episode 91 of Joe’s Tango Podcast is now online!
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My guest today is a Tango DJ who also happens to be a sound engineer. As you can imagine, he's very particular about sound quality. He makes his own high quality transfers from shellacs whenever he can obtain them. He DJ's at the Magic Roundabout Milongas, located near Bristol in the UK...

Let's meet Paul Strudwick

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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 72 is now online

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Episode 72 of Joe’s Tango Podcast is now online!

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My guest today is a Tango teacher and DJ with international acclaim. He started his TANGO journey back in 2002, and has studied with a number of renown teachers such as Gustavo Naveira, Susana Miller, Alex Krebs, and Robin Thomas. Based in Ann Arbor, MI, today's guest considers himself an eternal student and is always working to move his tango forward.

Let's meet Avik Basu...

Podcast Episode 71 is now online

Hello Friends! Episode 71 of Joe’s Tango Podcast is now online!

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My guests today are Damian Lobato and Sarah Chung. They are currently based in Philadelphia, PA where they teach a number of classes and host events every week.

Sarah is known for her expressive musicality, and is very much about having her students establish a strong foundation in basic technique.

Damian was born and raised in Argentina, and began dancing in 1991. A former dentist, he decided to pursue tango full time in 2000. Since then, he has taught and performed in multiple countries.


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 66 is now online!

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Episode 66 of Joe's Tango Podcast is now online! Listen here

My guest is Simona Zaino. Although she's originally from Italy, she's based in Dublin, Ireland. In 2004 she and her dance partner, Hernan Catvin, established Compadrito Tango, where they teach multiple tango classes and host a number of events. Simona has taught and performed all over Europe, the US, and New Zealand.

She's also collaborated on a huge number of events, including acting and choreographing the opera Maria De Buenos Aires, which was staged at the Cork Opera House. In addition to appearing in television and radio programs, and having performed in a multitude of dance and music festivals, she also founded the International Tango Festival in Ireland, a yearly non-profit event that draws world-class tango pros, musicians, and tango aficionados from all over the world.

More on Simona here:

Website: https://www.tangofever.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tangofever

Podcast Episode 58 is now online!

Hello Friends! Episode 58 of Joe's Tango Podcast is now online!

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My guest today is an internationally renowned dancer and teacher who started dancing tango at the age of 12. Born and raised in South America - in Colombia to be exact - he's now based in Columbia, South Carolina. 

He graduated from the National School of Argentine Tango in Buenos Aires, and has been a tango professional since he was 18. He has performed with Mariano Mores, one of the most famous tango orchestras in the world, and has also toured with the Washington DC-based orchestra Quintango. Today's guest has been teaching and performing in the US since 1995, and helped establish Argentine Tango in much of the southeast.

Let's meet Harby Gonzalez

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Website: http://www.emeraldballroomsc.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/harby.gonzalez
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/EmeraldBallroomSC

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Podcast Episode 53 is now online!

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Episode 53 of Joe's Tango Podcast is now online!

Let's meet Veronica Toumanova...

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Although she was born and raised in Moscow, Russia, my guest today is based out of Paris, France. She is one of the founding members of the group Tango Mon Amour, where she assumes the role of instructor as well as art director. 

She has a background in classical ballet and modern dance, as well as yoga, pilates, and gyrotronics. And as you can imagine, her teaching method is grounded heavily in understanding body mechanics. She has taught and performed in over a dozen countries, is fluent in 7 languages, and is also a very well-known blogger. Many of you listening have come across her book, entitled Why Tango, which is a collection of her many essays.

You can also find the interview on iTunes or Stitcher

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Podcast Episode 48 is now online!

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Episode 48 of Joe's Tango Podcast is now online!

In this episode, I myself will be the guest so you'll learn about me and how I came to create the podcast. In the interviewer's seat this week is Dr. Martina Rau, a professor of educational psychology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

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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.

Listen to the interview free on iTunesSoundcloud or Stitcher.

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More episodes coming every Monday...

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