Balázs Gyenis

 

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Tango DJ, radio host, organizer, dancer

First and foremost I'm a passionate lover of Argentine tango music! I read about, collect, and listen to all in this genre.

I maintain a licensed online tango radio that plays 7/24 from my selection of danceable tangos, valses, and milongas:
Argentine Tango Radio.

TJ Balazs Gyenis

In the sunlight of Dias de Juventud tango encuentro. (Photo courtesy of Zoltan Nemeth)

 

I've been a DJ of 200+ milongas in- and outside of Hungary and an invited DJ of 80+ tango marathons, encuentros, festivals across Europe and the US.
I also organize tango events, such as the weekly Thursday milonga in Budapest, or the most watched Argentine tango flash mob of all time.

I prefer rhythmic and emotionally charged music from the Golden Age but as a DJ I play an overall balanced repertoire with an eye on dynamic variation between tandas and consistency within them.
I use the audiophile player Decibel; I also tend to work with a redundant system consisting of two separate synched streaming devices to allow for a failsafe listening experience.

I'm grateful to all my partners and teachers in Budapest, Pittsburgh, and Buenos Aires for our shared dance experiences. I'm most fond of memories of classes I took with Oscar Casas, Alberto Dassieu, Maxi Gluzman, Robert Hauk, and Susana Miller.

Playing my bandoneon

Playing La Cumparsita on my 1936 ELA bandoneon outside of St. Stephen's Basilica together with Tamás Radnai and Eszter Vörös.

 

Tango altar

Improvised altar for the tango wedding party of Simon and Timi who asked me to be their "tango priest" for the ceremony. It was fun!

I do not have a Facebook account, but I write a very infrequently updated tango and/or bandoneon blog: balazstango.blogspot.com. In case you'd have question of any sort, please don't hesitate to contact via email:

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