April 8, 2021

Learn to Play Cumbia Music with New Video Lessons!

Ready to dance? Ready to play some dance music? In our new video series, Tony takes you through the basics of how to play cumbia patterns on a variety of modern band instruments and several auxiliary percussion instruments. You might even learn a few moves along the way! Check out the video series here!

Tony uses the song Vida De Rico by Camilo to showcase modern music with cumbia elements, check out the chart for the tune here (standard) and here (easy version)

To learn more about the history of cumbia, from its origins as a traditional Colombian dance to its modern day influence on popular hits like Luis Fonsi’s Despacito, visit TeachRock.org