Definitions

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  • n. A subgenre of Cuban rumba, a complex rhythmic music and dance style.

Etymologies

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Spanish guaguancó

Examples

  • Early salsa could contain elements of a dozen unique musical forms, including the son, rumba, pachanga, bomba, danzon, and guaguanco.

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  • I was born in a neighborhood that vibrated to the rhythm of salsa, rumba and guaguanco, where the poetic images of that singer were not very well received.

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  • Passing back into Spain via the province of Andalusia, Latin styles such as the son, guaracha and guaguanco merged with elements of the flamenco and by the 1960s and '70s, the rumba catalana was in full swing.

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  • "If you study the music of Bach for 15 years and at the same time, every night you go to play rumba, guaguanco and cha-cha-cha, it's easy to put both worlds together."

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  • The band keeps it tight as it runs through son, salsa and guaguanco, but Cros 'vocals don't quite match the expectations those upbeat arrangements create.

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  • i get to sing rumba guaguanco for my afro-cuban class ...

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