On Tour

Cumbia All Stars

Season 9 Episode 8 | 28m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

Few musical styles have been so unanimously popular as Cumbia in Peru. Planting its roots at the capitalĀ“s suburbs among the children of immigrants and in remote cities of the Amazonian Jungle, its mesmerizing melodies have been in the air for more than forty years. In this episode, we learn about the musical traditions of this super-group, and explore the authentic sounds of Peruvian, Cumbia.

Aired: 11/19/15

Rating: NR

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On Tour is a local public television program presented by WHYY.