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Drummer playing cuá with the group representing the town of Aguada at the 5th Encuentro de Tambores.

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A member of the group representing Aguada in the 5th Encuentro de Tambores takes time to teach Raíces co-founder and ensemble member Nicole Wines the pattern he plays to accompany the bomba strains. Each town and group has their own variations of…

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The cuá is an instrument that accompanies the barriles de bomba. The cuá is actually the sticks used to play on either a barrel or chunk of bamboo and helps keep the basic rhythm of the bomba strains.
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