Bomba Dancers

Bomba dance is said to be created by enslaved Africans who were forced to work on the coast of Puerto Rico. This style of dance is still used today and is highly appreciated in places such as Puerto Rico. It contains many components since there are different kinds of Bomba instrumentations and improvisation can be used while dancing.

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Colón-León, V. (2021, March 30). Bomba: The Sound of Puerto Rico’s African Heritage. National Association for Music Education.