Podcast Episode 65 now online!

Hello Friends! Episode 65 of Joe’s Tango Podcast is now online!

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My guest today is based in the Netherlands. He is the founder of El Corte, a world-renown tango center located in the city of Nijmegen. With a background in dance education, today’s guest studied at the Rotterdam Conservatory and started teaching tango in 1987.

El corte has grown tremendously, and sees roughly 25,000 tango students a year.

Today’s guest is also an internationally famous tango instructor and teacher, and as you can imagine, he has a packed travel schedule. He spends several weekends every month – nearly half the year – flying around the globe teaching tango.

Let’s meet Eric Jorissen…

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Podcast Episode 64 now online

Hello Friends! Joe’s Tango Podcast Episode 64 is now online!
Listen here

My guest today is Robert McKenney. He’s the general manager of Convergence Dance and Body Center in St. Louis, MO, and also an instructor there. And if the name of that studio sounds familiar, it’s because several months ago, I had the pleasure of interviewing Robert’s mom, Roxanne Maier.

Robert grew up around dancing, and started studying it at age 16. He has also studied with a number of tango masters, including Gustavo Naveira, Pablo Inza, Mariana Montes, Daniel Trenner, and many others. He has taught and performed all over the US and Argentina, and is also a very popular Tango DJ.

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Podcast Episode 63 is online!

Joe’s Tango Podcast, EPISODE 63 is now online!

My guests today are Nico Tapia and Stephie Berg, based in Phoenix, AZ. They met in 2013, and have been working together ever since. Well versed in a variety of tango dance styles, they have taught and performed all over the world. In 2014, they won the US Tango Championship. They are still active in competition, and have also gone on to train other US Tango Championship finalists.

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Joe's Tango Podcast Episode 63: Nico Tapia & Stephie Berg

Tango 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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Joe's Tango Podcast Episode 62: Jennifer Olson

Podcast Episode 61 now online!

Hello Friends!

Episode 61 of Joe’s Tango Podcast is now online!

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My guest today has been dancing tango for well over two decades and he’s taught and performed all over the world. Having studied with a variety of different maestros and being familiar with many different styles of tango, today’s guest is known for focusing much of his teaching around perfecting one’s axis.

He’s originally from Australia, but is currently based in Poland.

Let’s meet Damian Thompson…

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PODCAST UPDATE (launching early!)

Hello everyone!

Just a quick update on the launch of my upcoming podcast. So far, the instructors, organizers, and musicians I’ve spoken to so far have been great! They’ve been sharing some thought-provoking insights, and I’ve got more interviews scheduled!

It’s my goal for this project to be a useful resource for tango students, and I think you’ll appreciate what the interviewees have to say. I’m really excited to be launching this thing soon!

I’m also excited to let you know that the podcast will be online a little earlier than expected. Originally I was aiming for a mid-September launch, but things have been coming together a little more quickly than anticipated. So, within the next few days, we’ll see the first 5 episodes available on iTunes.

I’ll definitely keep you updated on when that happens.

On another note, I’ll no longer be blogging at WordPress. Although all previous blog posts will still be accessible at WordPress, all future posts will appear at the Wisconsin Tango blog page.

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