Paul Akmajian has been dancing tango for 21 years and DJing for the last 16. In addition to being a regular DJ in Tucson, Albuquerque, and Santa Fe, Paul has DJed at numerous major US festivals, marathons, and encuentros, including Portland, Denver, Albuquerque, Seattle, Chicago, Baltimore and many places in between. As a DJ, Paul strives to keep everyone energized and dancing long into the night by playing the best, most familiar, time-tested, and dancer-approved music from the Golden Age of Tango.
Vincent Lam is from Vancouver, BC, and has been dancing tango for twelve years and spinning tunes in the Pacific Northwest and at encuentros and marathons throughout North America for the past seven years. He favors traditional tango, mixing his tunes with a sense of fun and romance. Vincent enjoys photography and travel, but of course, all revolving around tango.
Michelle McRuiz has been a tango DJ for nine years and a tango dancer for 12 years. She DJs traditional milongas and practicas regularly in Albuquerque and Santa Fe. Michelle has also DJed the Albuquerque Tango Festival; Tucson Tango Festival; Las Puertas Tango Marathon; Austin Spring Tango Festival; Cambridge Festivalito (UK); Casa Tango Milonguero Weekdend in Salida; Pioneer Encuentro 2019; and various and sundry milongas in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Oakland.
Christopher was first introduced to Argentine tango in 1993, and made numerous trips to Buenos Aires to study and learn the social traditions of the milongas there.