Corazón Tanguero

1st & 3rd Saturdays from 4:15PM -4:45PM

Tango from Argentina, other parts of South America and across the globe.

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11:13 am
Tue February 24, 2015

Tango y carnaval!

Credit Cover: Orquesta de Carnaval by Amores Tangos

Sat. Feb. 21, 7p: Corazón Tanguero show with CARNIVAL! CARNAVAL y TANGO! Featuring new and old songs to celebrate Carnival with tango music

Corazón Tanguero
11:11 am
Fri October 3, 2014

Ciudad Baigón: Tango "In Present Time"

Credit Ciudad Baigón / Radio Universidad de Buenos Aires

Sat. Oct. 4th, 4:15pm: They look like a garage band with 11 musicians whose  age ranges from 25 to 35 years old. They introduce their new albums in an old factory. They compose and play dark tangos, following the shadows of their rock icons, like the legendary El Indio Solari, leader of "Los Redonditos de Ricota".

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10:09 am
Wed August 27, 2014

LA VIDÚ / Josefina Rozenwasser

Credit Cover: La Vidú. Orquesta típica

Sat. Sept. 2nd, 4:15p: A new generation is bringing a crude, and complex social reality to their tango compositions. 

In CORAZÓN TANGUERO, we travel the road of Contemporary Argentinian tango composers who speak to today´s reality, a challenging, and less traveled road. We´ll listen to : LA VIDÚ, a  tango orchestra of 13 musicians, including 4 bandoneon players, and 4 violins.
 And Josefina Rozenwasser, a Buenos Aires young woman with great resolution to make her own way in music, playing bandoneon, singing and composing.

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Corazón Tanguero
11:30 am
Sat August 16, 2014

Number 114 / For collective memory

Credit Ignacio Hurban /

Sat. Aug. 16, 4:15p: Para honrar la memoria colectiva, we´ll celebrate that the Argentinian grandson Number 114, Ignacio Hurban (Guido Montoya Carlotto) was found. He was one of the 500 children kidnapped by Argentinian dictatorship (1976-1983). His grandmother Enriqueta Estela Barnes de Carlotto, leader of the Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo, and 2003 United Nations Prize of Human Rights, looked for him for 37 years.

Ignacio/Guido is a tango and jazz musician. We´ll feature his music, and tangos related with the need of  historical memory and justice.

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Corazón Tanguero
3:27 pm
Fri August 1, 2014

¡Más nuevo tango!

Credit Pablo Covacevich / Photography: Leticia Fraguela

Sat., August 2nd at 4:15p: We´ll share music of a contemporary generation of tango musicians and composers from Buenos Aires, Argentina.  Néstor Basurto with "Recalada" ("Dropping By") and Pablo Covacevich, a guitar virtuoso, with a new album release, "Olivia".   Both musicians keep tango vibrant and alive today.  More information:

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Corazón Tanguero
12:10 am
Sat July 19, 2014

¡El tango respira! Tango breathes!


Sat. 21 July, 4:15p: Argentinian Sexteto VENDAVAL (strong wind) from Rosario with "InTEmperie" ("Under the open sky"), and FLORES NEGRAS (Black Flowers), a women only vocal quartet from Buenos Aires, will keep us feeling the live beating heart of tango.

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Corazón Tanguero
8:32 pm
Fri July 4, 2014

¡El tango vive!

Credit Cover: "Otro tango" by Quintegaseto

Sat. 5 July, 4:15p: Adrián PLACENTI, Argentinian pianist and composer, shares "Mis tangos de ayer y hoy", and  QUINTEGASETO from Rosario, will keep us feeling the live breath of tango. ¡EL TANGO VIVE! Tango lives!

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Corazón Tanguero
10:27 am
Sat June 21, 2014


Credit Folias Duo / www.foliasmusic.

Sat. 21 June 4:15pm: Grand Rapids, MI based Folias Flute and Guitar Duo with flutist Carmen Maret and guitarist Andrew Bergeron play live their own compositions in a studio session. We talked about the crossing experience of  concert chamber music with Argentinian folk and tango, and their connection to nature as inspiration for their compositions.

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Corazón Tanguero
8:57 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

Violentango y Amores Tangos

Credit Amores Tangos /

Sat.  7 June, 4:15p: We´ll feature VIOLENTANGO, a new generation of musicians recreating tango from the "Rock Nacional" of the 60´s and 70´s, with a touch of  the Buenos Aires melancholy.  (

And AMORES TANGOS, a carnaval-tango orchestra... all tango vivo!

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Corazón Tanguero
2:01 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

Austin Piazzolla Quintet

Credit Austin Piazzolla Quintet /

Sat. 17 May, 4:15pm: In an interview with violinist James Anderson, founder of the Austin Piazzolla Quintet we´ll talk about the connection of the Quintet to Piazzolla´s music, the freedom to create, improvise and recreate through Piazzolla´s inspiration.

You´ll listen their awe-inspiring, and at the same time, playful brushes of music all along the show!

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The AUSTIN PIAZZOLLA QUINTET will play in New Mexico :

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Corazón Tanguero
1:54 pm
Wed April 30, 2014


Credit Quinteto Negro La Boca /

Sat. 3 May, 4:15 pm:  From an iconic tanguero neighborhood of Buenos Aires, La Boca, we converse with Pablo Bernaba, founder of QUINTETO NEGRO LA BOCA.

In their impressive successful show Tangos negros y libertarios, the QNLB performs traditional, new, and socially-involved tango with the lyrics of the Argentinian writer, Osvaldo Bayer (author of La Patagonia Rebelde).

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Corazón Tanguero
7:48 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Spring Tango / Tango de primavera

Credit "Naranjo en Flor" by Wanda Wainsten /

Sat. 19 April, 4:15p: Different versions of two classics: "Naranjo en Flor/Orange tree in bloom"  (1944, brothers Homero and Virgilio Expósito), and "Primavera Porteña/Buenos Aires Spring" (1970, Astor Piazzolla), to celebrate the beginning Springtime en clave de tango ... 

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Corazón Tanguero
8:21 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Avant-garde, protest tango... more new tango!

Poster: Proyecto LCB

Sat. 5 April, 4:15p: We´ll feature hip-hop tango by PROTESTANGO, and Marcelo Lodigiani in his experimental tango compositions, and LCB PROJECT. Más tango nuevo... de protesta, de vanguardia!
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Corazón Tanguero
7:03 pm
Wed April 2, 2014



Sat. 15 Feb. 4:15p: CORAZÓN TANGUERO brings to you, "GALLEGUITA" (young Galician girl). In this 1923 tango, Gardel, León Gieco, Libertad Lamarque, The Chieftains and Galician Celtic musician Carlos Núñez honor the story of an immigrant -from Spain to Argentina- who was prostituted to be able to send money back home.

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Corazón Tanguero
11:17 am
Sat March 15, 2014

Tango hecho por mujeres - Tango Made by Women (II)

Credit Colección Midnight Tango de Ayres – Foto: Ayres

Sat. 15  March, 4:15p: Is Tango, today, a woman´s affair transforming this  formerly masculine dominant music? 

We´ll continue celebrating International Women´s Day featuring contemporary women musicians, bands, and composers.

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Corazón Tanguero
3:11 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

Tango hecho por mujeres - Tango Made by Women (I)

Credit Credit: Carla Algeri /

Sat. 1  March, 4:15p: Is Tango, a masculine music talking about women?  Or, today... the sensuality and creativity of tango however, is a woman's affair…?  We´ll celebrate International Women´s Day featuring contemporary women musicians, bands, and composers.

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Corazón Tanguero
12:24 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Afro roots in tango

Credit Poster: "Tango Negro", movie by Dom Pedro /

Sat. Jan. 18th, 4:15 pm:  Tango negro, tango-candombe, tango canyengue, tango-landó to celebrate Afro roots in tango for Martin Luther King´s anniversary.

Corazón Tanguero
9:42 pm
Fri January 3, 2014

Tango de película or tango soundtracks

Credit "Tango", by Carlos Saura

Sat. 4 Jan. 4:15p: Tango de película... Tango music as soundtrack or main star of a movie. "Watch" a tango or listen a movie through our compilation of songs.

Corazón Tanguero
9:56 pm
Sat December 21, 2013

Tango 2013 Latin Grammy Awards

Credit "Ballerini di tango" by Paola Fiori

Sat. Dec. 21st, 4:15p: We´ll listen best tangos 2013 awarded by Latin Grammy Awards: Diego El Cigala, Hernán Lucero y Tute, Julio Botti, Bajofondo, Dúo Ramirez-Satorre...
Y... Feliz NAVIDAD a tod@s!!!

Corazón Tanguero
5:43 pm
Sun November 3, 2013

Love for horses


Sat. 16 Nov. 4:15 p:  The love for horses is deeply engaged  in the heart of tango lyrics. We´ll navigate this love through urban race horses, and the best friend of a gaucho in the countryside.

Corazón Tanguero
9:59 am
Fri November 1, 2013

Alma mía

Credit "Compañía en el andar" , Painting by Dolores Mendieta

Sat. 2 Nov. 4:15pm: A fete and celebration of life: "El día de los muertos". The belief that the almas (souls)  are visiting us is celebrated in Corazón Tanguero with vintage and contemporary tangoes.

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Corazón Tanguero
12:47 pm
Fri October 4, 2013

"TE AMO, ARGENTINA" by Antonio Lysy

Credit Photo Credit: Paul Flanagan /

Sat. 5 Oct. 4:15pm: Join us in a conversation with TE AMO, ARGENTINA show director and cellist Antonio LYSY. 

TE AMO, ARGENTINA, a journey through the heart and soul of Argentina, is a multimedia concert featuring music from Amerindian rhythms of the Andes Mountains to the sounds of the city-street cafés of Buenos Aires. The performance will take place on Wed. Oct. 9 (National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque), and Frid. Oct 11 (Lensic Theater, Santa Fe).

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Corazón Tanguero
11:57 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Local tango orchestra: QTANGO!


Sat. 7 Sept. 4:15 pm:  Local tango orchestra QTANGO will be our guest on CORAZÓN TANGUERO. Be ready to enjoy their live presentation!  QTANGO will perform following Grammy Award Winner Antonio Lysy´s "Te amo, Argentina" during the post-show milonga (National Hispanic Cultural Center, October 5th, Albuquerque, New Mexico).

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Corazón Tanguero
7:38 pm
Fri August 2, 2013


Credit "Gypsy moth", Painting by Josephine Wall

Sat. 3 August, 4:15 p:  Vibrant, colourful, and intriguingly melancholic, the blend of Argentinian tango with gypsy music makes you travel through any boundaries.

Corazón Tanguero
1:28 pm
Fri July 19, 2013

Finnish Tango

Credit : Mikki Nilund /

Sat. 7/19 4:15 p: Explore with us the beauty and nostalgia of Finnish tango. The Finnish adopted tango to bring sunshine to the Artic.

Corazón Tanguero
10:59 am
Sat July 6, 2013

The soul of tango

Credit La musa en el columpio - Painting by Roberto Volta (Argentina) /

Sat. 6 July, 4:15p: We´ll explore the SOUL OF TANGO... EL ALMA DEL TANGO… Where do musicians and composers look for it?

Corazón Tanguero
10:39 am
Sat June 15, 2013

VOLVER / To return

Credit Tango Kiss - Painting by Andrei Protsouk

Sat. 15 June, 4:15p: VOLVER... Did you ever had the memory of your first love? VOLVER, a 1935 tango, is an homage to the first love. We commemorate the anniversary of its author, Alfredo Le Pera, one of the main poets of tango, by playing different versions of this iconic song.

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Corazón Tanguero
12:53 pm
Sat June 1, 2013

¿Tango fadista o fado tanguero?


Sat. 1 June, 4:15 p: Tango and fado intertwine in soulful songs mixing Portuguese guitars, cavaquinhos playing  milongas, and tangos. Explore with us this amazing music following the first Tango-fado Festival in Buenos Aires!

Corazon Tanguero
2:54 pm
Sat May 18, 2013

Tango Plugged

Credit "Che, tango electrónico" (Cover - Epsa Music)

Sat. 18 May, 4:15pm: We´ll have a "plugged" embrace dancing tango... Electronic tango for you!  

Corazón Tanguero
10:27 am
Sat May 4, 2013

Tango & rock

Credit Picture: Alfredo Sabat /

Sat. 4 May, 4:15p: Tango and rock  walked in parallel paths during a long time, but they joined their steps in different ways since the ´80s in Argentina. Listen to this "tango-rock embrace"!