Amador Ballumbrosio, learned to play Afro-Peruvian music from his grandfather when he was four years old. He taught his children and grandchildren the music he first learned which was like the blues, he says. But the popular dance of the community is now more upbeat. His grand daughter watches as he plays in the living room of his home. The community of El Carmen is made up of slave descendants from Africa, well known for their Afro-Peruvian music and dance.
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