Rumba

The Rumba evolved from a pre-revolutionary Cuban dance, the bolero-son, to fit the fusion of big band music and Afro-Cuban rhythms popular in the 1930s. With it's slow rhythm and exaggerated hip movements, the rumba depicts falling in love.

Tempo: 25-27 measures per minute
Taught in: Extension, Intermediate
Competed (university circuit): Intermediate+

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