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Milongas on the Dreaming to Live Tour

Milongas Dreaming to Live

When we tour we play two different kind of gigs–we play for concerts and we play for tango dances called milongas. The milongas on the Dreaming to Live Tour represented 9 out or 27 performances in 7 states. The great thing about playing a dance is people listening to your music and putting it into motion…

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Composing Residency in Colorado

Rustic Cabin Life

Carmen and I had the opportunity to take 2 weeks off of our busy summer schedule and create a composing residency in Colorado. Rather than stay at home we decided to go distraction free by renting a rustic cabin. The Grizzly Creek Guard Station was our home for 14 days and nights. We had nothing…

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Joshua Tree

Folias in Joshua Tree

After driving 4,000 miles with 9 gigs in 12 days, it is time for a break in Joshua Tree National Park. We rented a small cabin on the edge of the park for four nights through airbnb. We are taking a rest now and plan to practice, cook, exercise, eat food and most importantly stay…

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Shaggy Mane Recipe

Shaggy Mane

Shopping and eating California is always a revelation. Yesterday we made a quick stop at the Sacramento Food Co-op, which happened to be right off the highway on our commute from Venice in Southern California to the Burning Tango Festival in Northern California. The food here has a much higher quality of flavor and a…

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Folias at Wayne State University

Last month we had the privilege to give a concert and a lecture on how we have made successful careers as DIY musicians at the Wayne State University Music Department. Over the years we have done many things as a duo, from playing tango music for milongas, to playing concerts. Also making CD’s, and booking international and national tours.…

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Gigs in California

We just spent a lovely 11 days playing gigs in California: San Diego, San Pedro, Ventura, Altadena, Sonoma, and Oakland. We played for milongas hosted by local organizers who had us also give musicality workshops for dancers. Along the way we also played some concerts where we featured our original music from Viewpoints. We would like…

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