Book Review: Find the Music You Love : Filling in the Blanks of Argentine Tango

Published June 17th 2020Author: Chris Title: Find the Music You Love: Filling in the Blanks of Argentine Tango Book 9 Author: Oliver Kent Pages: 138 Published: June 2020 ISBN: 979-8650850069 Link to Amazon Oliver Kent is back with his 9th installment of his Filling in the Blanks of Argentine Tango Series. As with the previousContinue reading “Book Review: Find the Music You Love : Filling in the Blanks of Argentine Tango”

Are Dancers Attitudes to Nuevo/Alternative Music Limiting Tango?

Published August 4th 2016Author: Chris Last time I wrote a blog trying to highlight issues arising from peoples attitudes surrounding “traditional” tango music and if this is limiting the appeal of the dance. This time around I’m going to try and look at this same issue from the other side. I’m going to explore whyContinue reading “Are Dancers Attitudes to Nuevo/Alternative Music Limiting Tango?”

Are Dancers Attitudes to Traditional Music Limiting Tango?

Published July 21st 2016Author: Chris I have a number of problems with “traditional” or “golden-age” music. The first issue I have is the terminology used, the second is the way people talk about and try to justify the music and the third is I think it puts off younger generations sticking with tango. I shouldContinue reading “Are Dancers Attitudes to Traditional Music Limiting Tango?”