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Latin Roots: The Pacific Coast Of Colombia

Aug 8, 2013 (WXPN-FM)

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In this edition of Latin Roots, Catalina Maria Johnson, from the Chicago-based program Beat Latino, plays music from Colombia's coastal areas where most of the country's Afro-Colombia population lives. The Pacific coastline is dominated by the sound of marimba. Johnson plays a traditional example from Grupo Naidy, and then we get to hear how Herencia De Tabiqui puts a younger, more contemporary spin on that tradition.

Listen to the Pacific Coast of Colombia playlist on Spotify.

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Set List

  • Grupo Naidy, "Una Mananita" (Arriba Suena Marimba: Currulao Marimba Music From Columbia)
  • Herencia de Timbiqui, "Y Que" (Tamb√≥)

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