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Argentine Tango dancing. Marcelo Solis and Mimi Mehaouchi. Finale.

Argentine Tango 4-week introductory program is starting on…

Argentine Tango 4-week introductory program is starting on…

Next series starting on January 8, 2021 and every consecutive Friday at  7 pm.

4-week introductory program for one $60 Purchase and register 25% off
4-week introductory program for a couple $100 Purchase and register 25% off
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Argentine Tango Masters Miranda Lindelow and Marcelo Solis

In our introductory course, we share with you our own experience, knowledge, and passion for Tango.

We would also like to hear about what brought you to Tango.
 
In these classes you will learn:
  1. How to use your body efficiently with good posture.
  2. How to listen and move to Tango music.
  3. Basic elements of the dance, footwork, and technique.
  4. How to maintain a good connection with your dance partner that facilitates moving together.
  5. A sequence of steps that you can use to start dancing Argentine Tango. 
We provide you with resources to aid your learning process: music, videos, and articles with information about Argentine Tango. 
 

We are always open to your questions.

We firmly believe that there is no better way to spend our time than dancing Tango.

We invite you to find out why…

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You already dance Tango and want to improve?

We also teach intermediate students.

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Marcelo Solis dancing Argentine Tango with Sofia

Private lessons

Virtual lessons available

In private lessons, our goal is to share with you the powerful beauty of Tango.

During private lessons we focus on:
  • Good, relaxed posture.
  • Awareness about your body, space, and partner.
  • Musicality.
  • Footwork and technique.
  • Basic Argentine Tango patterns.
  • More complex patterns and combinations.

Lessons are 50 minutes long and will be booked after payment is received.

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Neither group classes nor private lessons alone will make you a good dancer.

You need both.

  • If you take only private lessons, you make Tango a private relationship with your maestro, which is not enough to learn what is Tango.
  • If you only take group classes, you are not going to get deep enough into the fine details of Tango to make you a good dancer.
To dance Tango you must be a good dancer.

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Raul Beron, Argentine Tango singer.

“Lejos de Buenos Aires” by Miguel Caló y su Orquesta Típica with Raúl Berón in vocals, 1942.

“Lejos de Buenos Aires” by Miguel Caló y su Orquesta Típica with Raúl Berón in vocals, 1942.

Raúl Berón singing.

Raúl Berón

Singer (30 March 1920 – 28 June 1982)

He was, for some people, the best orchestra singer in the history of tango.

Although other major vocalists rival him this position in the opinion of the connoisseurs.

In an undeniable Gardelian tradition, tenor register and velvet sound, his peak in popularity coincided exactly with the period of greatest popularity for tango: from his inclusion in the Miguel Caló orchestra in 1939 until his withdrawal from the Aníbal Troilo orchestra in 1955.

Read more about Raúl Berón at www.todotango.com

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"Catamarca", vinyl disc Argentine Tango music.

“Catamarca” by Carlos Di Sarli y su Orquesta Típica, 1940.

“Catamarca” by Carlos Di Sarli y su Orquesta Típica, 1940.

Eduardo Arolas

Bandoneonist, composer and leader (24 February 1892 – 29 September 1924)

In 1918 Eduardo Arolas‘ orchestra was formed with him on first bandoneon and conductor, Manuel Pizzarro on second bandoneon, Rafael Tuegols on first violin, Horacio Gomila on second violin, Roberto Goyeneche on piano and Luis Bernstein on double bass.

This was the peak of his career, playing in both Buenos Aires and Montevideo.

Soon, Julio De Caro joined his orchestra.

1918 brought this eminently rhythmic composition: “Catamarca”, initially called “Estocada a fondo”, of which Carlos Di Sarli left us a magnificent rendition in 1940.

Read more about Eduardo Arolas and the History of Tango

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Lucio Demare y su Orquesta Típica. Argentine Tango music.

“Tal vez será su voz” by Lucio Demare y su Orquesta Típica with Raúl Berón, 1943.

“Tal vez será su voz” by Lucio Demare y su Orquesta Típica with Raúl Berón in vocals, 1943.

Lucio Demare y su Orquesta Típica. Argentine Tango music.

Lucio Demare

Pianist, composer, arranger and leader (9 August 1906 – 6 March 1974)

An innate faculty for musical invention and a delicate creative temper identified, from the very beginning, the characteristics of his oeuvre.

A player of unmistakable sound and phrasing, he has been an authentic speaker with his piano. 

Either his instrumental and vocal charts have the trademark of his fine personality as artist or the groups he led in renderings so satisfying as “Tal vez será su voz”. 

Read more about Lucio Demare at www.todotango.com

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“María” by Anibal Troilo y su Orquesta Típica with Alberto Marino in vocals, 1945 (English translation).

“María” by Anibal Troilo y su Orquesta Típica with Alberto Marino in vocals, 1945 (English translation).

Anibal Troilo and Cátulo Castillo. Argentine Tango music and poetry.

Music: Aníbal Troilo. Lyrics: Cátulo Castillo.

Maybe your name is just Maria..!

I don’t know if you were the echo of an old song,
but long, long ago, you were deeply mine
over a sad landscape, passed out with love…

Autumn brought you, drenched in agony,
your poor hat and the brown overcoat…
You were like the street of melancholy,
that was raining… raining on my heart ..!

Maria..!
In the shadows of my room
it is your step that returns…

Maria..!
And it’s your voice, small and sad,
that of the day you said:
“There is nothing between the two of us anymore…”

Maria..!
The most mine ..! The Distant ..!
If she cames back another morning
through the streets of farewell..!

Your eyes were ports that kept away,
its horizon of dreams and a flower silence…
But your good hands, they returned present,
to cure my fever, faded with love…

An Autumn you left..! Your name was Maria
and I never knew anything about your unhappy course…
If you were like the landscape of Melancholy,
that it was raining… it was raining, on the gray street…

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