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Latin Roots

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About Latin Roots

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Essential Cumbia

Essential Cumbia Toto La Momposina (Facebook)
Is Cumbia The Most Essential Style of Latin Music?


There are few styles of Latin music that we have been exploring on our Latin Roots Essential series that are more essential than cumbia . Catalina Maria Johnson from Chicago’s Beat Latino is up to the task of exploring the wide-ranging genre with some great musical picks and an extended Spotify playlist for further enjoyment.

Session Setlist
YO ME LLAMO CUMBIA by Toto La Momposina
CUMBIA SOBRE EL RIO by Celso Pina
Spotify Playlist: https://open.spotify.com/user/wxpnfm/playlist/7EYJ8F38bAYwpr5LJWjfkZ


Latin Roots is made possible by a grant from the Wyncote Foundation.

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