A form of music and dance in 4/4 meter from the Atlantic coast of Colombia. Has become popular throughout Colombia and in other Latin American countries.
Colombia; Dance; Rhythm. The most popular dance rhythm of Colombia and the one that has been the most widely spread throughout Latin America. Cumbia is not a clave-based rhythm, but as with many rhythms can be played "in clave." (jewg)
An extremely popular dance rhythm from Colombia but also popular in Chile and Mexico amongst others. Often classified as salsa, played in 4/4 time with a heavy beat one and accentuated beats three and four, giving a loping rolling rhythm similar to "riding a horse".
( kum bee ah) is a popular social dance and music originating in Columbia. It is a fusion of Amerindian, European, and African elements. The rhythm is very straight forward, particularly in contrast to other Caribbean forms. Cumbia is very popular in Mexico .
Popular Argentinian "tropical" rhythm, inspired by Colombian cumbia.
traditional Colombian genre of the Atlantic coast.
A style of music whose source is the African rhythms transplanted to the northern colonial ports in Colombia, combined with the indigenous gaita music heard in Colombia's northern territories. Stresses the rhythm by focusing on the downbeat, unlike other Latin music.
Cumbia is originally a Colombian folk dance and dance music and is Colombia's representative national dance and music along with vallenato. Cumbia is very popular, widely known in the Latin music mainstream throughout South America, Central America and Mexico, with lots of regional variations and tendencies. The traditional instruments of cumbia were mainly percussion; different types of drums, claves and a gÃ¼iro, and woodwinds; flutes.