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Colombian Cumbia: African, Indigenous, and Spanish Roots of Rhythm

What is Cumbia, and how do you play its traditional rhythms?
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Quitiplás: Deep Listening and Rhythm Building with Afro-Venezuelan Bamboo Drums From Barlovento

What is Quitiplás, how does it incorporate the natural world, and how is it an example of polyrhythm?
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ChocQuibTown: Embracing Cultural Identity through Colombian Rap

How can the music of ChocQuibTown, from the Pacific Coast of Colombia, help students express and celebrate their cultural identity through Rap?
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Ciranda: The Brazilian Music and Dance that Creates Community

What is Ciranda, and how can group singing and dancing help us feel like a part of a community?

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