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  • hip-deep November 10, 2016

    The Cumbia Diaspora: From Colombia to the World

    Move over salsa and merengue–cumbia is the most popular music in Latin America. Today, cumbia is played from the borderlands of Texas down the spine of the Andes to the tip of Tierra del Fuego. In this Hip Deep edition, … Read more »

  • program October 11, 2013

    Maestros De Cumbia

    Cumbia is an exhuberant music born on the coast of Colombia, mixing African and indigenous elements. We go the Copacabana, New York’s premiere Latin dance club, to hear cumbia maestro and accordion king Lisandro Meza in concert. Other featured cumbia … Read more »

  • interview January 27, 2011

    Hector Fernandez-L’Hoeste on the Cumbia Diaspora

    Hector Fernandez-L’Hoeste teaches Latin American Cultural Studies at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia. He was born in Barranquilla, Colombia, and writes frequently about cumbia and its impact around the Americas. He is the editor of an upcoming anthology about … Read more »

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