Where did the Rumba start?

Answer Cuba is considered the country of origin for the Rumba, though it was brought there by African slaves. The word originally referred to a frantic and fast style of music rather than a specific type ... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Where did the Rumba start

When did the rumba start?

The rumba has been traced to Cuba around the time the first slaves were brought to the country from Africa (the 16th century). Lew Quinn and Joan Sawyer, two popular nightclub dancers, introduced t... Read More »

How to Do the Rumba?

Have you seen Dancing with the Stars, So You Think You Can Dance, Ballroom Bootcamp, etc? If you want to join in the action, you'll need to learn a step or two. The Rumba is a basic Latin Dance. It... Read More »

Who Influenced the Rumba?

A dance and music genre with infectious rhythms, the rumba's influences go back centuries. It now has many different styles and offshoots, and still enjoys popularity among dancers, spectators, mus... Read More »

What is a rumba rhythm?

The rumba rhythm is put together by percussive instruments such as maracas, bongos and congas, and is used to accompany the music for a traditional dance called the Rumba.BasicsRumba-rhythm dance i... Read More »