Bacha

Characteristics

Romantic music from the Dominican Republic which is associating percussion and brass instruments.

Origin

Origin is to find in the most poor fractions of the Dominican Republic society during the sixties with Jose Manuel Calderon. From 1991, the style is well known in the whole world due to the success of Juan Luis Guerra with the famous song  « Burbujas de Amor », and it has joined salsa and other dances in dance school.

Main figures

Jose Manuel Calderon, Juan Luis Guerra

Video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5s-bNisOBjo (Juan Luis Guerra)

juan luis guerra

Photo: Juan Luis Guerra

Post written and published by Françoise Delsaux (Arpege Music Software Development)

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