Songs for Practice: American Rumba

American rumba is in 4/4 time with a tempo of 128-144 beats per minute. Here are some songs you can use for practice in American rumba.

Pop/Contemporary

  • Lovesong Adele
  • Time After Time Alex Goot
  • I Want It That Way Backstreet Boys
  • Kokomo The Beach Boys
  • Brick Ben Folds Five
  • Titanium Boyce Avenue
  • Just the Way You Are Bruno Mars
  • Toxic The Chapin Sisters
  • Titanium David Guetta
  • Could I Have This Kiss Forever Enrique Iglesias
  • Cuando Me Enamoro Enrique Iglesias
  • Ring My Bells Enrique Iglesias
  • Do You Know? (The Ping Pong Song) Enrique Iglesias
  • Killing Me Softly With His Song Fugees
  • Somebody That I Used to Know Goyte and Kimbra
  • La Belle Dame Sans Regrets The Idea of North (or Sting)
  • The Way I Am Ingrid Michaelson
  • Bella Luna Jason Mraz
  • All of Me John Legend
  • Unconditionally Katy Perry
  • The Edge of Glory Lady Gaga
  • Day 1 Leslie Grace
  • Prayer in C Lilly Wood and The Prick
  • Bendita Tu Luz Maná
  • She Will Be Loved Maroon 5
  • Give It to Me Right Melanie Fiona
  • If I Were a Boy Reba McEntire
  • Burn Scott Bradlee & Postmodern Jukebox
  • Beautiful Girls Sean Kingston
  • Fields of Gold Sting
  • Siempre Te Amare (Every Breath You Take) Yurida

Big Band/Traditional

  • La Vie En Rose Alex Swings Oscar Sings!
  • Golden Dawn Barbra Streisand
  • Cantinero de Cuba Big Band Hötting mit Semino Rossi
  • Be My Lover Brenda Boykin
  • Dos Días En La Vida Celia Cruz
  • Trip to Saint-Tropez Club des Belugas
  • At Seventeen DHT or Janis Ian
  • Besame Mucho Diana Krall
  • It’s Now or Never Elvis Presley
  • Suspicion Elvis Presley
  • Suspicious Minds Viva Elvis
  • Strangers in the Night Frank Sinatra
  • I’m Not Giving You Up Gloria Estefan
  • Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps Halie Loren
  • Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You John Lloyd Young
  • Ice El Hielo La Santa Cecilia
  • This Magic Moment Lake Street Dive
  • Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow Leslie Grace
  • Sans Souci Lucy Woodward
  • Quando, Quando, Quando Michael Bublé
  • Sway Michael Bublé
  • Save the Last Dance for Me Michael Bublé
  • Burbujas de Amor Niña Pastori
  • Somethin’ Stupid Robbie Williams and Nicole Kidman
  • Smooth Operator Sade
  • Cama y Mesa Sergio Nambo
  • Wicked Games Stone Sour
  • My Girl The Temptations
  • Regresa a Mí (Unbreak My Heart) Yurida

Broadway/Show

  • I’m a Stranger Here Myself Mash Qrella, A Touch from Venus
  • You’ve Got Possibilities Peggy Lee
  • Strangers Like Me Phil Collins, Tarzan
  • Kiss the Girl Samuel E. Wright, The Little Mermaid
  • I Won’t Say I’m in Love Susan Egan, Hercules

Instrumental

  • We Found Love 2Cellos
  • Every Breath You Take 2Cellos
  • Get Lucky Bryson Andres
  • Love Story Dallas String Quartet
  • Bells Helen Jane Long
  • The Girl from Ipanema James Galway
  • I Just Called to Say I Love You James Galway
  • Mambo Italiano Jeff Steinberg
  • Electric Daisy Violin Lindsey Stirling
  • Stereo Love The Muses
  • Titanium/Pavane The Piano Guys
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