Dj Ramu Pyreddy (DC)
Ramu took his first tango lesson on April 27th, 2000 in Buenos Aires and was hooked instantly. He still has the same excitement for the dance and his love for the music and the dance continues to grow. To share that passion with his friends and colleagues, he started Michigan Argentine Tango Club at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and was actively involved in growing it into a community that is now well known for its excellent social dancing skills. Ramu has since danced, DJd and taught all over the US and Canada. His teaching and dancing are characterized by a keen musical interpretation, infectious enthusiasm and a deep love of the music and the dance that is fanatic. He teaches tango for the social dance floor with an emphasis on connection, musicality and improvisation. He is one of the most knowledgeable and sought after tango DJ's in the US and has been a featured DJ at most tango festivals in the US. Currently, he lives in Washington DC where he is the host, DJ and resident teacher at Milonga Zandunga, one of DC's popular milongas.
Dj DK Quinn (Albuquerque, NM)
DK Quinn has been a tango dancer since 2006, a DJ since 2012, and has been delighting dancers at events around the country with his extensive collection of vinyl tango records since 2017. In case you haven’t heard, vinyl is back! DK has brought the turntables to the Albuquerque Tango Festival, LA Endless Summer Tango Marathon, International Tango Summit, Las Vegas All-You-Can-Tango Marathon, and most recently the DC Tango Holiday Marathon. DK combines classic hits with exciting new material and energetic cortinas to keep the floor full from beginning to end.
Dj Ayano Yoneda (San Francisco, CA)
Based in SF, Ayano has traveled as a dancer and a DJ all over the globe and has been invited to DJ in Tokyo, Taipei, Maui Embrace Tango Festival, Pasional The Third Coast Tango Marathon, Holiday Tango in DC, Ronda De Ases in Portland, San Diego Tango Marathon and La Mujeres Tango Marathon, just to name a few.
Ayano focuses on making the dancers happy and keeping them dancing all night long. She regularly DJs at the local milongas in San Francisco such as El Valenciano / The Great Northern, Genesis, The Beat.
Dj Felipe Martinez (San Francisco, CA)
Felipe has been a tango DJ for more about 20 years and he has played music at most important festivals and marathons in North America like Portland, San Francisco, Baltimore, Denver, Washington DC, Atlanta, Houston, Fort Bragg, Austin, Boulder as well as in many other communities like Providence, New York, Los Angeles, Montreal.
He is a resident DJ in many Bay Area milongas playing regularly at The Beat, Genesis, Alberto’s and El Valenciano and has also played music in Europe (Spain, Germany, Istanbul) and Buenos Aires, where he was invited to play music at El Beso and Villa Malcolm Club in several occasions.
He has also been part of many Asian Tango Festivals like Seoul (2012-2018), Bali, Taipei, Singapore and Marathons like Hong Kong, Taipei and Tokyo as well as in Tainan, Taichung and Tokyo.
Felipe’s musical selection is based on the Golden Age classics that ensure a great atmosphere for dancing.
Dj Sofia Home (Albuquerque, NM)
In 2010, when Sofia took her first tango class, she instantly fell in love with the works of the dance and music. Since then, she has aspired to absorb not only the intricacies of the dance, but the beauty of the music.
As a tango DJ, Sofia creates a dancing environment where the music inspires the dancers to establish an emotional connection with both their partners and the music by enjoying the delicate flow of energy, a warm embrace, playful movements, and endless possibilities of fun! Sofia has recently Djed at The Gavito Tango Festival and at The LA Summer Tango Marathon 2022.
Dj Varo Boyajyan (Los Angeles, CA)
Varo has As an avid dancer himself, Varo has a deep appreciation for tango music as a crucial part of the overall milonga experience for each dancer.
As a DJ, Varo strives to create a musical atmosphere that inspires dancers and connects with them on the emotional level.
While DJ-ing, Varo is always connected to the dancers-either by observing the energy and the interactions of the dancefloor, or dancing in the middle of it.
In addition to selecting good tango songs, Varo pays detailed attention to the structure of the playlist.
Varo comprises the tandas and the relationship of tandas to each other in a way to establish a harmonious flow of the energy, and to develop emotional-energetic contrasts with a tasteful climax and rise that resonate within each dancer.
Varo regularly DJ’s at milongas in Los Angeles and Southern Calfornia. He has DJ’d along with Otros Aires and Narcotango.
Varo is also invited to DJ tango at festivals all over the US.
Dj Yelizaveta Nersesova (Los Angeles, CA)
DJ Yelizaveta, aka Meow O’Neva, has only one objective… to party! And what better way to work up a sweat than to dance your heart out to the spicy rhythms of D’Arienzo and the sweet melodies of DiSarli? Yelizaveta has been "pouncing" the dance floor around the world since 2009. Over that time she has developed a ferocious appetite for good music. She is famous for creating a warm and welcoming environment where people feel free to express themselves genuinely and let their inner party animal come out. She loves variety and contrast and focuses on moving the dancer through the full range of their physical and emotional expression. Those attending are well-advised to prepare accordingly, because there will not be much sitting down while DJ Meow is in charge.