Latin Music USA
From Latin jazz and mambo to salsa, Tejano, Chicano rock, Latin pop and reggaeton, this 4-hour presentation tells the story of the rise of new American music forged from powerful Latin roots and reveals the often overlooked influence of Latin music on jazz, hip hop, rhythm and blues and rock 'n' roll - and on all of American culture. It's a fresh take on America's musical history, reaching across time and across musical genres to embrace the exciting hybrid sounds created by Latinos, musical fusions that have deeply enriched popular music in the US over more than five decades. Jimmy Smits narrates.
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