cumbia

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cum·bi·a

(ko͞om′bē-ə)
n.
1. A Latin-American dance originating among African slave populations on Colombia's Caribbean coast and characterized by short sliding steps.
2. The music for this dance.

[Colombian and Panamanian Spanish; akin to Cuban Spanish cumbé, an Afro-Caribbean dance; see bachata.]

cumbia

(ˈkʊmbɪə)
n
(Music, other) a rhythmic style of music originating in Colombia
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La base fue una de las cumbias que saco Lila Downs hace tiempo.
set hiring and cumbias rancheras musical performer with a particular style with sound mixing and rock fusion for the day 20 september in square.
Young producers take classic Colombian cumbias and remix them with added crunk.
He explains that Monterrey's obsession with Colombian cumbias goes deep, they just have to adjust it sometimes: changing the tempo, replaying it with local bands to draw the bass and grooves away from Colombian virtuosity.
El box set incluye 82 canciones en cuatro cd's categorizados por estilo musical, idioma y version de la siguiente manera: Disco 1: cumbias y pop; Disco 2: tejano y rancheras; Disco 3: ingles; Disco 4: en vivo.
The Miami-based, salsa powerhouse Rumbantela unleashes a fresh repertoire of ten floor-burning tracks, encompassing everything from mambos to son montunos to cumbias to classic salsa tracks.
Para subrayar la esencia cinematografica del film el director ha prescindido casi en su totalidad del dialogo, la banda sonora es una sucesion de cumbias regiomontanas cantadas por artistas locales entre los que destaca Celso Pina.
Por lo tanto asi comprendieron el camino creando un estilo de musica con mucha versatilidad, en donde alternan generos como romantico, corridos, rancheras, y cumbias o el "merecumbe.
The Roots of Chicha (Barbes Records) uncovers psychedelic Peruvian cumbias from the 1960s and 1970s, a mix of Amazonian indigenous rhythms, upbeat Colombian cumbias and electric guitar and organ.
The Roots of Chicha: Psychedelic Cumbias from Peru is an album of "cumbias amazonicas", a fusion of Peru's indigenous melodies, Colombia's cumbia rhythm, rock and roll organ-playing, and surf rock wah-wah pedals.
no es el del tango, ni el del rock, ni el de las primeras cumbias compuestas en la Argentina, pero incorpora fragmentos de todos ellos, y hace de la coprolalia --la preferencia por las palabras agresivamente "sucias"--, su caracteristica mas notoria.
Sonideros are DJs with huge sound systems who play mostly Colombian-style cumbias, but they interrupt the music with spoken greetings to people.