Tango culture

November 28, 2016

1 peso a day…

By |November 28th, 2016|

... is what Ricardo Malerba and his brothers earned whilst working in cinemas at the start of their tango careers. Ricardo was at the bandoneon, Alfredo at the piano and Carlos at the violin. They were in their early 20's then.

Luz Demar…

By |November 18th, 2016|

... is Ricardo Malerba's nickname. Malerba is an Argentine bandoneonist, leader and composer (August 24, 1905 - June 29, 1974). Read more...


By |November 6th, 2016|

...is one of Ricardo Malerba's most famous compositions.

October 31, 2016

The ABC of a milonga

By |October 31st, 2016|

Want to join a milonga but are afraid of tango faux-pas? Read on, there's only a few things you need to know before hitting the dancefloor and having a great time. Most things are just common sense, really!

September 30, 2016

Remember This?

By |September 30th, 2016|

Tanguito | rudolph

Introducing... the great Hollywood legend...

July 3, 2016

Thirty eight…

By |July 3rd, 2016|

... is the number of records Ricardo Malerba cut for for the Odeon label between 1941 and 1957. Read more...

The famous Tabarís Cabaret….

By |July 1st, 2016|

...is where Ricardo Malerba performed after returning from his European tour. His orchestra had Francisco Fiorentino on vocals. Read more...

September 24, 2014

Buenos Aires milonga series – Los Zucca

By |September 24th, 2014|

A beautiful venue, set in the mythical Centro Región Leonesa in the heart of San Telmo, Los Zucca used to operate under the name Niño Bien. Niño Bien closed in 2013 and reopened a year later under the management of the friendly Magdalena and Roberto (los Zucca).

Buenos Aires milonga series – La Viruta

By |September 17th, 2014|

La Viruta is an essential part of your milonga touring and exploring because it is so different from all other milongas. It is much more relaxed. It plays a mix of music - rock'n'roll, salsa... and therefore drives a real mix of people onto the dancefloor, in terms of age and dancing ability.

Buenos Aires milonga series – Salón Canning

By |September 8th, 2014|

Salón Canning is an absolute must for any milonguero touring Buenos Aires milongas. It is located in the vibrant borough of Palermo, in the heart of Buenos Aires and attracts some of the best dancers of the tango capital.

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