Cumbia is everywhere these days: in clubs, in cafés and blasting out of cars.
It is getting so much mainstream that CBC Radio presents Yo Soy Cumbia!!
An amazing documentary made by two of Canada’s finest DJ’s/Radio Hosts! David Dacks & Sergio Elmir!!

Yo Soy Cumbia traces the journey of Cumbia from the Caribbean coast of Colombia to become one of the most popular rhythms in the world.

CBC Radio’s acclaimed music documentary program Inside The Music presents a fresh approach to a topic which is gaining more and more attention. But this is more than just music history; it explores how Cumbia reflects and adapts to its audiences around the world.
From Traditional
Orquesta Italian Jazz – cumbia de ovejas by Canalh [kanaj]
New Cumbia
La Vida Vale La Pena (uproot andy rmx) by Uproot Andy
When: Sunday October 17 at 3PM EST on CBC Radio 2, 9PM EST on CBC Radio 1.
On FM radio: local frequencies are listed here
On Sirius satellite Channel 137:
Online: Here

Featuring interviews with:

Ruben Esguerra: A Toronto-based percussionist and professor of music at York University!!
I saw this kid playing with Voodoo SoulJah few weeks ago!! he is amazing!!
Also Interviews with
Mariano Franco: ringleader of Montreal’s Psychotropical Orchestra and Sonido Nordico DJs

One of the Most known in terms of NEW CUMBIA
Andy Gillis: aka Uproot Andy, Brooklyn-based Cumbia producer and DJ
El Puchi Lockoff (5to Elemento vs Chimpo) by Uproot Andy
Abrazame (uproot andy mix) by Uproot Andy
Roberto Ernesto Gyemant: compiler of Colombia! and Panama! series for Soundway Records
Benoit Liard: aka DJ Bendude, host of Masala radio on CISM-FM and co-founder of Masalacism Records!!

I leave you with CUMBIA DE LOS KISS
Grupo Revolucion – cumbia de los Kiss by Canalh [kanaj]


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