Bachata

By: Amillion Black

What is Bachata?

Bachata is a type of Latin music that originated from the Dominican Republic. It is also very popular in Cuba, Puerto Rico, Aruba, Colombia, Mexico, and Spain. Jose Manuel Calderon is one of the first Bachata composers.

What are the main instruments, vocals or arrangements?

Bachata is mainly played with bongos, acoustic guitars, electric guitars, and maracas. When singing Bachata, people tend to sing very passionately and intimately.

Who are some of the most famous artists associated with the music?

Some popular Bachata artists are Romeo Santos, Prince Royce, Anthony Santos, Frank Reyes, and Pitbull.

Romeo Santos- Promise

Romeo Santos - Promise ft. Usher