ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Espresso Tango Radio is an internet radio program that broadcasts the unconventional and the mainstream stories of coffee, tango and whatever else comes to mind. We offer scintillating live music performances and captivating interviews from tango icons to coffee roasters. The show is hosted by award-winning actor, broadcaster and tango dancer Batt Johnson and Héctor Del Curto, renowned tango musician is the Executive Producer and the co-host. We proudly air from Long Island City, NYC.
Starting on March 14, 2013, the show airs everyday at 10am (Eastern Standard Time) and at 10pm (EST). Every Sunday a new show begins and repeats until the next Sunday.
Héctor Del Curto (Executive Producer/Co-host)
Héctor Del Curto is the master-mind behind Espresso Tango Radio! A passionate coffee “barista” and professional bandoneonist with a mind of a millionaire entrepreneur, Héctor is now venturing into the unknown and exciting world of the internet radio. (visit www.hectordelcurto.com for his artistic bio)
Batt Johnson (Host)
Batt Johnson is award-winning actor and broadcaster who teaches NBA players, CEOs and NYU students the art of communication for public persuasion by day and becomes an extremely passionate tango dancer by night. He met Héctor many years ago when Batt was mastering the art of tango dancing. Batt and Héctor are a “match made in heaven” as Batt brings the skills of a professional broadcaster and actor and the insights as a refined tango dancer. More importantly, he loves Héctor’s lattes. (visit Batt’s website: www.battjohnson.com)
Jisoo Ok (Co-producer/Executive Secretary)
Thanks to her husband Héctor, Jisoo (a professional musician as well) co-produces and endlessly assists with love, all of Héctor’s projects, including Espresso Tango Radio. She is the webmaster, financial manager among many other titles, i.e. “Executive Secretary”. Jisoo wakes up every morning to the aroma of cappuccino expertly crafted by master barista Héctor. (visit okcellist.com for her artistic bio)