Latin Music USA
The Chicano Wave/Divas and Superstars (#103)
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Full Program: Mexican-Americans have always been part of the USA, and their music tells a unique story. 56:04
Full Program: El mexico americano a formado parte de los EE.UU. 56:04
Full Program: Mientras que el pop latino conquistaba al mundo, el reggaeton emergio del underground. 55:30
Full Program: In the 1990s, Latin Pop dominated the music world. Now Reggaeton rules the dance floor. 55:30
Full Program: El ritmo y estilo de la salsa surgió de los barrios de Nueva York y conquistó al mundo. 55:49
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Series Description: Latin Music USA is a film about American music. Fusions of Latin sounds with jazz, rock, country, rhythm and blues - music with deeper roots and broader reach than most people realize. It's a fresh take on our musical history, reaching across five decades and across musical genres to portray the rich mix of sounds created by Latinos and embraced by all.
Bridges/The Salsa Revolution (#101)
Traces the rise of Latin Jazz and Mambo. Latin Music infiltrates R&B and Rock and Roll in the 1960s. [116 minutes]
Mexican-Americans across the Southwest shape their own distinct music and enter the national stage. [116 minutes]