*Latin Music U.S.A. -- Movie, Part 1

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Latin Music U.S.A. -- Part 1 (2009, 120 min.)

The first half of this PBS documentary covers the rise of Latin jazz, the explosion of the mambo with Pérez Prado, Latin music’s infiltration into R&B and rock throughout the 1960s, and the fusion of influences that created salsa. (In English)

Related Exhibition: American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music

“American Sabor” was created by Experience Music Project and organized for travel by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service. The exhibition, its national tour and related programs are made possible by Ford Motor Company Fund.