The Essence of Tango



Asking a man to dance

Fred “Where I come from the man asks the woman to dance”

Audrey “You must come from the stone age. If a girl wants to dance with a man, she asks him. We are not inhibited by outmoded social conventions”

Funny Face (1956)…

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The big finish

“You know what we call dancers who do a big finish on the last note? Tourists!” ~ Kelly Posadas…

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The music inspires close

“When you dance with a partner you are close and the dance is very suggestive, but it is not personal… Close is what the music inspires you to become. The embrace looks personal, but what we are actually embracing is the music.” ~ Carlos Gavito…

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Styles of Tango

“People talk about styles of tango, but there is only one tango. It accommodates itself to every place and every era. When the tango was growing it took shape from location to location. For instance when it first reached the outskirts of the city (Buenos Aires) it was danced one way, in the clubs they…

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