Arizona PBS Previews

Latin Music USA: Bridges/The Salsa Revolution

Preview | 30s

The first hour traces the rise of Latin jazz, the explosion of the mambo and the cha-cha, and how Latin music infiltrated rhythm and blues and rock ā€˜nā€™ roll. Then, Puerto Ricans and other Latinos in New York re-invented used soul and jazz to create salsa, now a defining rhythm for Latinos the world over.

Aired: 04/28/17

Expired: 05/01/17

Rating: NR

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