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


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 Finnish Tango  ➜

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

Finnish tango – audio 1. Finnish tango – audio 2. Cold Finland with its reserved people might seem to be the least receptive to tango. But – believe it or not! – the Finns love tango. It took them some time to warm up to it. Listen about Finland and how tango was “finlandized”. Satumaa  Read more…

Interview with Brian Winter, the author of "Long After Midnight at the Nino Bien"  ➜

February 26th, 2013
Published as: books, notes about tango.   Subject(s): Argentina, tango.

Brian Winter – audio 1. Brian Winter – audio 2. Brian Winter, a 22-year-old Texan, wanted to get a life experience before getting his first real job. To fulfill his goal, he moved to Argentina in 2000. That very year Argentina slipped into the worst economic crisis, when everything stagnated except for… the Buenos Aires  Read more…

Sonia Abadi "The Tango Scene, Swing in"  ➜

May 12th, 2007
Published as: books, notes about tango.   Subject(s): tango.

Sonia Abadi – milonga 1 Sonia Abadi – milonga 2 Sonia Abadi – milonga 3 Sonia Abadi lives in Buenos Aires. She is a physician and a psychoanalyst. And she is also a tango dancer, singer and writer. Her essays about tango community in BAs was translated into many languages. In this program I read  Read more…