Latin Music USA

Hour 2: The Salsa Revolution

Episode 6 | 54m 55s Video has closed captioning.

Puerto Ricans and other Latinos in New York reinvent the Cuban Son and the Puerto Rican Plena, adding elements from Soul and Jazz to create Salsa, which becomes a defining rhythm for Latinos the world over.

Aired: 10/12/09

Rating: NR

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LATIN MUSIC USA is a WGBH/BBC co-production. Major funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Additional funding provided by the National Endowment for the Arts and Latino Public Broadcasting.