Latin Roots: The Pacific Coast Of Colombia

Aug 9, 2013
Originally published on October 2, 2013 4:33 pm

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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