Tango Tales: all about Argentine Tango – modern, Golden Age, electronico, alternative

Radio Productions

Guadalupe Jolicoeur – This is the Tango, 3-part series  ➜

February 28th, 2013
Published as: radio productions.   Subject(s): tango.

I was sifting through the archives of CBC for this lovely 1999 series about Argentine tango. No luck. I found a brief description on Roots and Wings show’s old page, which I copied here. By chance, I found the low-quality recordings in a Real Player format and converted the recordings into MP3 format: the great  Read more…

Brief history of Argentine tango music as told by Max Valentinuzzi  ➜

February 26th, 2013
Published as: notes about tango, radio productions.   Subject(s): tango - music.

Max Valentinuzzi he played piano for the various bands (mostly tango) in Buenos Aires between 1946 and 1956. In 2007 Bob Barnes of Mandragora Tango Orchestra organized the lecture about tango fo the local dance community. Max was a lecturer and shared his knowledge of Argentine tango. History of Tango – audio 1. History of  Read more…

Interview with Astor Piazzolla (San Francisco, 1989)  ➜

February 25th, 2013
Published as: radio productions, radio shows.   

Interview with Piazzolla – part 1 Interview with Piazzolla – part 2 Astor Piazzolla is speaking about his music┬áSpeaking Of Music show, May 11, 1989, Exploratorium Theater, San Francisco. Recorded by KPFA.