On Style

by tdietmut To do a dull thing with style--now **that's** what I call art. _Charles Bukowski_ Few topics stir as much emotion among tango people as that of styles… My style is better than yours, my teacher is stronger than yours, people dancing like this are like that… Or equally frustrating, claiming that styles do not exist. We all dance tango, only the others don’t get it… [Read More]

'El Turco' José Brahemcha

I have only one great regret in tango, and that it not taking classes with Gavito. Of course there are others as well, but with Gavito we had the opportunity, we passed, and shame on us for it. Of course, at the time we simply didn’t know better. Determined not to make same mistake again, we decided to take our teachers’ advice and try to get in touch with the legendary ‘El Turco’ José. [Read More]