Latin Music USA

The Birth of Salsa

Clip: Episode 6 | 2m 40s

Witness “the Birth of Salsa” at the Cheetah Club: the moment when many strands of music converged in New York to create “the Latin Sound of the 70s.” LATIN MUSIC USA airs Friday, April 28 and Friday, May 5 at 9/8C on PBS (check local listings).

Aired: 10/12/09

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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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.