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  • hip-deep December 3, 2011

    Música Tropical in Colombia

    In the 1940s, popular Colombian bandleader Lucho Bermudez introduced black-identified music from the Atlantic Caribbean coast (la Costa) to the light-skinned, wealthy audiences in downtown Bogotá. It was the first time that Afro-Colombian music and culture would be recognized by … Read more »

  • interview December 3, 2011

    Interview with Peter Wade

    Simon Rentner, Afropop Worldwide’s newest producer, had the pleasure of interviewing Professor Peter Wade, author of the book “Music, Race and Nation: Música Tropical in Colombia.” This book is a “must read” for any Colombian ethnomusicologist – or anyone interested … Read more »

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