NMF 2023 DJs
Kim has been fascinated with tango music for years. She first started working in her own community as a guest DJ and soon after expanded into other communities. Kim’s style is best characterized by creating a positive, upbeat environment that highlights the subtle beauty and diversity of the tango music. She loves connecting with others through music and dance.
She has DJed for ESO tango marathon, Cleveland Tango Bowling Marathon, and Toronto Tango Experience among others. Kim lives in Cleveland, OH and works as a Spanish teacher.
Mark Sakowski is a very versatile DJ with over 26 years experience playing music for dancers. For the last 20 years he has DJ'ed predominantly but not exclusively Argentine tango and specializes in playing an inspiring mix of traditional tango, vals & milonga in a similar style as the best milongas in Buenos Aires.
A few of the venues Mark has DJ'ed at are: Fandango De Tango 2014, Boston Tango Festival 2015, 2016 & 2017, One City Tango Marathon 2015, the Official ATUSA Championships in San Francisco in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021 & 2022, the 2016 Providence New Year's Eve Tango Marathon and the International Tango Maya Tango Festival in Cancun, Mexico 2017 & 2018, Chicago Mini Tango Festival 2019 and En tus abrazos encuentro 2019. Mark also won the "1st Annual Tango DJ Competition" in Somerville, Massachusetts in September of 2013
ohrab Soltani has been dancing Argentine Tango for over 11 years, and in the past six years Sohrab has taught and organized local Tango events in Charleston. Sohrab DJ’s milongas regularly in Charleston, he has also DJ’ed local Milongas in Atlanta, Durham, Santa Fe, Albuquerque and, Encuentros nationally (Utopia Encuentro in Charleston, Pioneer Encuentro in Salt Lake City, Two Moon Encuentro in Santa Fe, Salida Encuentro in Colorado, Nowrouz Milonguero Tango Festival in Asheville, Wine Country Encuentro in CA ).
As a Tango DJ, he prefers the tango music from the Golden Age and, his goal is to keep the dancers energized throughout the milonga.
Harvey was born in NYC and since 1984 has lived in Washington, DC. In 2011, he started dancing tango and has participated in many tango events in North America, Europe and Argentina. Harvey has organized tango events and DJ’ed for milongas, marathons, retreats, house parties, and special celebrations.
As a DJ, he strives to understand the feelings of groups of people and generates shared moods.
In the midst of dancers’ lives ups and downs, he loves to spark sudden bursts of happiness. While feeling a
miraculous connection with the dancers, Harvey invites them to a better place.