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A Different Colombian Export.

World music critic Milo Miles discusses Cumbia (COOM-bia), the leisurely musical form that took shape in the northern regions of Colombia, and now influences bands in Mexico and the Southwestern United States. You may have already heard a Cumbia tune on TV, during a Colombian coffee commercial.


Other segments from the episode on November 18, 1991

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, November 18, 1991: Interview with Volker Schlondorff; Interview with Mark L. Plummer; Commentary on cumbia.


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