Registration for Alicia Pons and Luis Rojas Workshop in Durham, NC

Registration is now open for a fantastic weekend of workshops and milongas with Maestros Alicia Pons and Luis Rojas in Durham NC.
Registration and information at www.durhamtango.com

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Alicia Pons & Luis Rojas coming back to Durham in May

Durham Tango is happy to announce that Alicia and Luis are coming back!!!!!

MAY 29-31, 2015

Save the date for a big weekend with Maestros Alicia Pons and Luis Rojas celebrating the 10th anniversary visit of Alicia Pons in Durham. Connection, musicality, passion, authentic style….all in one package!

This will be a fun and exciting weekend!!!!

Registration to open soon!!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F3-RD7R27fs

Alicia & Eduardo
www.durhamtango.com

Need a lodge or a ride?

If you need a ride or someone to host you or if you are willing to drive or let someone sleep on your couch, please feel free to join this Facebook group:

Triangle Tango Ride Share & Hosting
(http://www.facebook.com/groups/275765855845562/).

This is a closed Facebook group, meaning those who are interested must send a request to join the group. Once you’re in, you may post your request to the group’s wall. Posts to the wall can only be seen by members of the group. Like other Facebook groups, members will receive notifications when others have posted to the wall.

Please spread the word about this new service for Triangle Tango members!

Talk A Tango – The Bandoneon – Part III,

Anibal Troilo “Pichuco”, also known as “El Gordo” (the fat man), was an icon of the greatest period of tango music and his name remains a symbol of both Tango and Buenos Aires. Troilo was a great bandoneón player, conductor, and composer. He inspired and continues inspiring generations of tango musicians around the world.

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Talk A Tango – The Bandoneon – Part I,

“Each 11 of July is celebrated as the National Day of the Bandoneón As homage to the birthday of anÍbal Troilo” …

Thus read a headline on a major Argentine newspaper last week. Neither Troilo’s name nor the instrument that contributed to his rising as one of the greatest tango personalities are foreign words to tango dancers around the world.  But not many tango lovers know the history of the “tango wind box”. So, let’s take advantage of the summer hiatus of our classic TALK A TANGO column to examine the major technical and historic features of the instrument considered the “soul” of tango music.

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