Teodoro Reyes – a Bachata artist with passion

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Teodoro Reyes – a Bachata artist with passion

Teodoro Reyes – songwriter and bachata singer was born in 1954 in the Dominican Republic. Blind from birth, since he was a little child he showed talent and love for music. His discography includes 11 albums and numerous hits. His music is generally a sad sob in front of a glass of drink, talking about broken hearts and unfulfilled love. The rhythm of his music is in general quick and very quick; the pinched sounds of cold guitar and the strong voice leading the...

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Joe Veras: Renewing the tastes of Dominican Bachata

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Joe Veras: Renewing the tastes of Dominican Bachata

Born to a rural family of thirteen children, the son of Sotero Veras and Maria, started dabbling in music at a very early age in the Dominican Republic. Playing the electronic acoustic guitar and dressing in trendy city clothes, Joe Veras embarked on an artistic career right after college, and released his debut production “With Love” in 1993, which gained public popularity among Bachata lovers.  His 1995 hit single “With More Love” won him The Casandra Award in 1997, and...

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Aventura’s Bachata fusion

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Aventura’s Bachata fusion

‘Aventura’ has been one of the most recognized names in Bachata music. Being the first boy-band from the Bronx to fuse the essence of Bachata with traditional American music, Aventura fever spread like wildfire. Their biggest barrier on their road to success was their very own audience, who didn’t want the traditional Bachata music to be tarnished with modern hip hop and other R&B sounds.  But it wasn’t too long before their unique music changed the face of Bachata...

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How to Dance Bachata

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How to Dance Bachata

How to Dance Bachata for beginners Bachata is a type of Latin music that originated from the Dominican Republic. Many of the Bachata songs talk about love or romance. Bachata has gained popularity in recent times and is played and danced in many countries around the world. Bachata was earlier termed as “amargue” referred as bitter music, which later came up as “Bachata” and became trendy and popular worldwide. Along with Bachata music, came the dance style for it too....

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