Cumbia

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Cumbia refers to a number of musical rhythms and folk dance traditions of Latin America, generally involving musical and cultural elements from American Indigenous peoples, enslaved Africans during colonial times, and Europeans. [1] Examples include:

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Regional adaptations of Colombian cumbia

Argentina

Bolivia

Chile

Costa Rica

Mexico

Paraguay

Peru

El Salvador

Venezuela

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References

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  2. "The Cumbia – Drumset Adaptations of a Traditional Colombian/Panamanian Rhythm". moderndrummer.com.
  3. "Colombia: Land of a Thousand Rhythms". colombia.co. 16 March 2015. Retrieved September 23, 2022.
  4. "Cumbia: The Musical Backbone Of Latin America". npr.org.