Corazón Tanguero

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

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

Sat. 7/16 4:15p: We feature songs of nominees as best Conceptual Tango Albums & Alternative Tango in Argentinian Premios Gardel 2016 : be ready to listen González Tuñon´s poetry, and Gothic tango with La Chicana hosted by Cristina Baccin.

Mariano Mores: A Tango Legend

Sep 16, 2016

Sat. 8/20, 4:15p: We honor the memory of legendary Argentinian composer and pianist Mariano Mores (1918-2016) with some his emblematic compositions, in CORAZÓN TANGUERO hosted by Cristina Baccin.

Tango To Dance

Sep 16, 2016

Sat. 9/3, 4:15p: Tango pa´ bailar! Tango songs to dance... "tested" in my garage.

Sat. 9/17, 4:15p: Rock and tango, from enemies to lovers...

Sat. 1/15, 4:15p: We´ll listen 16th LATIN GRAMMY awards and nominees in the category TANGO Albums: Berta Rojas & Camerata Bariloche, Orquesta del Tango de la ciudad de Buenos Aires, Ariel Ardit y Quinteto Leopoldo Federico.

Sat. 2/6, 4:15p: We´ll feature 2016 Latin Grammy Nominees: Ariel Ardit, Berta Rojas & Camerata Bariloche, Selección de Tango, Octavio Brunetti & Elmira Darvarova and more.

Tango And Carnival

Jul 3, 2016

Sat. 2/20, 4:15p: Carnival is the main topic in "La cumparsita", the most performed tango in the world. Along with this classic, we´ll feature songs that brings the twist of the origins of tango: "Tango Negro".

Sat. 3/5, 4:15p: We celebrate International Women´s Day with Argentinian tango pioneers who began to sing, play and compose in the early years of 20th century, such as Olinda Bozán, Andrée Vivianne, Ada Falcón and Juana Larrauri.
Art: "Orquesta de señoritas" by Jorge Paez Vilaró

Argentinian Women Tango Pioneers (II)

Jul 3, 2016

Sat. 3/19, 4:15p: Celebrating Women´s Month, we honor Argentinian Women Tango pioneers who began to sing, play and compose at the beginning of last century, such as Paquita Bernardo, Pepita Avellaneda, Adhelma Falcón, Violeta y Lidia Desmond.


Sat. 4/2, 4:15p: We honor Argentinian women tango  pioneers of the beginning of the last century such as Azucena Maizani, Sofía Bozan, Mercedes Simone and Rosita Quiroga. // Seguimos homenajeando a pioneras del tango, especialmente a Azucena Maizani, Sofía Bozan, Mercedes Simone and Rosita Quiroga.

Sat. 4/16, 4:15p: Argentinian Tango singer Patricia Malanca sings Cuban Silvio Rodríguez compositions with a tango tone. Enjoy Nueva Trova with a tango twist.
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Mother: The Most Important Woman In tango

Jul 3, 2016
Claudia Berlusconi

Sat. 5/7, 4:15p: Mamá, mami, mâe, vieja, ñuñú, mamay, nantli, manman, madre... We celebrate women as mothers in CORAZÓN TANGUERO. // Celebramos a las mujeres madres hoy con la madre o la vieja, una de las mujeres más nombradas en la poesía tanguera
Art: Claudia Berlusconi

Horses & Tango

Jul 3, 2016

Sat. 5/21, 4:15p: Inspired by 2016 Kentucky Derby, we feature Tango and Horses songs. // Los compositores de tango homenajearon, lloraron y festejaron los caballos y, en especial, los caballos de carrera. Inspirados por el Campeonato de Kentucky, escucharemos esas composiciones que homenajean los caballos de la ciudad y del campo!
Art: Maestro Gustavo Parra (Colombia)

Harmonic And Tango

Jul 3, 2016

Sat. 6/4, 4:15p: Armónica en clave de tango.  We´ll feature tango songs on which harmonic is a central instrument in the performance. We´ll include tracks by Hugo Díaz, Franco Luciani, Daniel Melingo and María Volonté

Argentinian Premios Gardel 2016 (I)

Jul 1, 2016
By Pablo Lobato

Sat. 6/18, 4:15p: We feature best tango Albums awarded by Argentinian Premios Gardel 2016: Rubén Rada, Mariana Novoa, Omar Mollo, Orquesta de Tango de La Una et al hosted by Cristina Baccin.

Caricatura de Carlos Gardel
Artist: El Tomi /

Sat. July 2, 4:15p: We´ll feature best tango Artists on Alternative Tango & New musicians nominated by Argentinian Premios Gardel 2016 : be ready to listen new, creative and rebellious tango such as Tanghetto, Hernán Lucero et al.

Graciela Pesce CD Cover "Tango para chicos y sus hermanos"

Sat. 9/5 4:15p:  Tango for Children! We´ll feature tango music composed for children to play with, to dance, and to learn at school. Graciela Pesce, founder of the project "Tango para chicos", shares her music from Buenos Aires with Corazón Tanguero.
Pictures: Graciela Pesce CD Covers

Sat. 8/1, 4:15p: TANGHETTO has been nominated three times for the Latin Grammy awards, and it won twice Argentina´s Premios Gardel (Gardel  Award), the top prize honoring Argentinian music. Its bandleader and founder, Max Masri converse with us from Buenos Aires, about how Tanghetto has been flourishing globally  since the late 90´s.  

Cover: "Tango Greco", Universal 2007

Sat. 7/4, 4:15p: This week´s  Greece debt crisis has been compared often with Argentina´s financial collapse in 2001: the money disappears from the banks,  long lines of desperate people at closed banks looking to rescue their wages and savings from the ATMs, and a common anxiety and fear about their future.

In solidarity with the Greek people who are suffering the same incertitude and anguish that Argentinians continue suffering, CORAZÓN TANGUERO offers a tango embrace, featuring Greek tango singers and composers.

Tango y carnaval!

Feb 24, 2015
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

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".

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.

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.

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:

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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¡El tango vive!

Jul 4, 2014
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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Jun 21, 2014
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.

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!

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 :

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).