Toufik Cherifi (BE)
I have always been a music addict. Discovering blues, jazz, rock and soul music. But nothing could have given me this amazing feeling like tango. Tango came into my life by accident and since then I discovered a new world. A music so subtle, complex, and rich. Being a DJ was just a way to share what I feel. I want them to be in a joyful mood.
Lynn Collins (GB)
Lynn delights in seeing the music reflected in the moves and embraces of the dancers on the floor. The Golden Age is her main focus, with a few gems from the late twenties and early fifties to add intrigue and flavour. She has played all over Europe and loves the challenge of creating an energetic flow to lift hearts and spark the senses from first tanda to the last.
Irma Gross (CH)
Irma's connection to Tango is strong… Her background as a musician with classical formation influences her work with Tango - she has been the first violin of Tango-Orquesta “Silencio” for many years, she is a Tango DJ for almost 20 years and runs her own Milonga in Basel. She composes her tandas in the moment, adapting the style to suit the audience. Beside all this, Irma is a milonguera, a musician of Argentinian Tango and Folklore, and she is running her own brand of Argentinian Tango shoes MUNAY.
Nick King (GB)
First and foremost I am a dancer, so when I DJ I start with the idea that I only play music that makes me want to dance. If it doesn’t move me, it doesn’t get played. My aim as a DJ is to make the dancers I play for leave the milonga with aching feet and with smiles on their faces. If I can do this then I have done my job.
Lucena 'La Morocha' (PT)
Lucena's bond with music as a catalyst for sensibilities, started in an early age, when she began her studies as an actress and a dancer. Since she met tango, fourteen years ago, she has embraced it's culture, dance, poetry and music with enthusiasm and dedication. Her desire to DJ came naturally with constant travels to BsAs and deep contact with milongueros and DJs which influenced her feeling of what should be the magic of the milonga. Balanced between powerful rhythmic and melodic tandas, he music pulls people from their seats and keeps them dancing! Lucena has been running Milonga Brava in Lisbon for 8 years and organizes 'Te Quiero Lisboa! Encuentro Re-Milonguero', which is now in it's 6th edition.
Gregor Tangonaut (CH)
"Are you a DJ?" Many times I was asked this question and I always refused. But the interest and passion for all the flavors of the many tango orchestras was growing so much in the last couple of years that finally I needed to give it a try - and I loved it from the very first time. It feels exciting but natural to choose the music which I'm dancing to since almost 20 years and watch the people dancing to it. Although I respect all orchestras with their specialties, I'm kind of Aníbalized, with a Troilerism.
Karolina Tk (PL)
I must confess I have always been a music and dance addict in various forms and shapes. One-day tango found me and I was lost forever. First I have fallen in love with tango as a dance, shortly after that the curiosity and the passion for the music surfaced. My initial explorations of tango music led to the fascination with the music from the 30s and 40s and then I have discovered Jorge Valdez ! I believe that the task of a DJ is to create a unique mood and comfort for the dancers over and over again with each tanda throughout the night. Before I play a tanda I always asks myself, “Would I really want to dance it now, myself?” The biggest reward for me as a DJ is to see happy, passionately immersed in music faces of the dancers I put the music for and their content looks at the end of the tanda and entire set ….