5 questions to ask yourself before you give up on improvising altogether + 5 ways to get the most of your next session.

What’s that? You’re struggling with your musical improvisation?  No matter which genre you play, ask yourself these 5 questions next time you keep banging into Your Resistance: 1)  Have you accepted that your fear of it is part of the process of learning how to improvise? It’s not just you who is scared.  In Argentina, tango […]

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The Top 10 Online Tango Resources to Check Out if You Want to Play Tango Music Better Than Ever

By now you might have found out that unless you venture to Buenos Aires, resources for playing/ finding tango music scores can be slim-pickings-sorry-charlie if you don’t know where to look. That’s why I am thrilled to help. Here are my all-time top 10 (in no particular order)   http://www.todotango.com This bilingual website allows you to to view many […]

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Why you will never be an ‘authentic’ tango musician–and why you (+ Yo-Yo Ma) shouldn’t take it personally

You have Piazzolla’s 6 Etudes/ Libertango/ Le Grand Tango in your hot little hands. You love playing the score. In fact you revel and delight in it. You think you could become a tango musical Jedi equivalent if you just knew how to play more authentically. So you dream about venturing to Buenos Aires to immerse […]

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