DJs (2014)

Mathieu Brossard
Montreal, QC

Mathieu Brossard has been living in Buenos Aires over 3 years where he is a regular dj at various milongas. El Beso, Milonga 10, Villa Malcolm are part of his regular circuit. He has also played in Europe, the US and Canada at various events. Mathieu is the co-owner of La Maleva, a well known tango hotel and dance studio in Buenos Aires.

 

Burak Ozkosem
Montreal, QC

Burak Ozkosem is recognized for his expressive personality and his capacity to not only bring the great music but to bring the party. As a DJ, Burak makes time stand still, creating a vortex of buena onda that keeps everyone on their feet until they say, It's 3:30 AM? Already? Burak is the resident DJ at Montreal's most popular weekly milonga hosted at Tango Social Club each Saturday night. He has been DJing since 2003 and has guest DJ'ed at the Chicago Tango Week festival, the Tango Cafe in NYC, the Century Ballroom in Seattle, the Miami Tango Fantasy festival, the Luxe milonga in Portland, and Tango Matrix in Hamburg, Germany. There is an equally good chance people remember him as much for his hair as for his seriously awesome cortinas.

 

Travis Widrick
Buffalo, NY

Travis was featured as guest DJ at some of the most popular milongas in Buenos Aires. As tango DJ his goal is to create a beautiful environment for dancing and to get you out of your seats and onto the dance floor. His passion for tango shows though in his Music and as DJ, he strives to build a wonderful energy with intense rhythmic melodies and romantic lyrical favorites. Currently, Travis is based in Buffalo, NY where he is a Tango teacher and DJ.

 

Edmond Bardhi
Ann Arbor, MI

Edmond was exposed to a large variety of music from visiting and local DJs in Ann Arbor. DJing regularly at different events there has allowed him to develop a rich style full of rhythmical presence and lyrical complexity. Throughout the night, Edmond manages the flow of energy to enhance the dancers' connection by being versatile and attentive. He keeps the crowd energized with playful cortinas and by strategically infusing subtle contrast in his music.

 

Berenice Gonsen
Toronto, ON

Since 2007, Berenice has been inspiring dancers at milongas in Toronto and beyond. A long-time fan of tango music, her vast knowledge, intuitive approach and careful selections combine to create unforgettable dance experiences that keep her in high demand. DJ Bere is also a highly accomplished tango dancer who understands her audience; she is able to read a floor and keep it moving. Considered one of the best DJs in Canada, she is in constant demand at both new and established milongas, and has acted as house DJ for local Milongas "La Central", "Portena", "San Telmo", and "Ocho". Berenice has also guest DJ'ed at the Toronto Tango Festival, Toronto Tango Marathon, Toronto Tango Experience and at Montreal Milongas "Tango Fling", "Tango Social Club", "Las Piernas"," Studio Tango" and "Tango Fabrika".

 

Artur Paulo, Portugal

Artur's musical tastes are mainly on the 1930's - 1950's. He likes to create a good environment in the dancing floor playing with rhythmic and melodical orquestras and fine-tuning the energy inside the tandas. His major two musical influences are from the new wave of encuentros milongueros in Europe and from the typical BA's milongas of tango "apilado" with rhythmic tangos. He has DJed in encuentros, festivals and local milongas, in Brazil, US, Canada, Europe and Asia.