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The speed and style of the movements are based on the rhythms from these powerful instruments. For some, though, the drumming is actually the dance. And it can be a fun and challenging workout. Drumming classes have spread from the African continent to other parts of the world, where this pastime is a relatively new one. Steve Bedford, who lives in Warwick, England, attended a West African drumming class at the Sydni Centre in nearby Sydenham. He told the Coventry Evening Telegraph, “I found out about the drumming while surfing on the Internet.

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Indd 30 8/5/14 2:31 PM Chapter 4 The Evolution of African Dance One of the most interesting trends in African dance is the merging of different cultures. Cumbia, for example, is a wellknown traditional music and dance form in the country of Colombia. But it has African, European, and local influences. The African origins of the music are heard at once in the drums that give cumbia its rhythm. South American culture adds the sound of the flute to the music. And European influences can be heard in its melodies and seen in the costumes worn by dancers.

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