Beat Latino with Catalina Maria Johnson

A weekly exploration of the past, present and future of the Latino musical universe

Put your dancing shoes on for this Beat Latino! It’s time to celebrate our tambor, tambó, drum! From all over the Americas, we celebrate and thank Africa for the most undeserved gift of the percussion that permeates music from Colombia, Puerto Rico, Cuba…and pretty much everywhere! ¡Gracias, Africa! This drum love Beat Latino came about in a stream of musical consciousness as we enjoyed the new music created by Colombia’s Ghetto Kumbé, and the cover of their new album graces this week’s Beat Latino. Enjoy!

Feature photo: Cover art for Ghetto Kumbe’s new album.

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Musical Works

TitleArtistAlbumLabelYearLength
TambóGhetto KumbéGhetto Kumbé.ZZK Records202004:15
Al son de la tamboraNicomedes Santa CruzSocabón.NICOMEDES SANTA CRUZ201802:09
Bajo el árbol un TamborLágrima RíosCantando sueños.Ediciones Tacuabe201303:51
Ritmo, tambor y floresCelia Cruz & Justo Betancourt & Johnny Pacheco & Papo LuccaAnthology.Craft Recordings, a division of Concord Music Group201205:32
Pa’ la Ocha TambóEddie PalmieriVámonos Pa’l Monte.Palmieri Music201505:44
La TamboraVicente GarcíaCandela.Sony Music Entertainment Colombia S.A.201902:55
Pa’goza con el ritmo del TamboVictoria Santa CruzVictoria Santa Cruz.Music MGP200303:13
Porro MaracatuLADAMALADAMA.Six Degrees Records201703:46
Candombé de la CanoaRubén RadaSudamérica Canta! – Vol. 3 .ISJRDigital199502:51
TamboSubhiraSubhira Cuarteto en vivo Santuario Sónico.Mundovivo201804:51
TambóLa
Pacifican Power
Tambó.Pacifican Power201804:41
TumbaoPlena LibreEvolucion.Plena Libre200504:36
TambóGhetto KumbéGhetoo Kumbé.ZZK Records2020


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