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Colombia works to keep marimba traditions alive

Fearing that the obscure xylophone-like instrument could be a casualty as Afro-Colombian traditions disperse amid migration and other pressures, officials are taking steps to preserve and promote the unique music

The performing style of the man Angel Marino calls the greatest marimba player ever may help explain why the instrument is so obscure outside the villages along Colombia's Pacific Coast mangroves. "He only played after dark and usually naked,"… Continue

Added by CShout1 on December 2, 2010 at 10:15pm — No Comments

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