In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15) enjoy this four part PBS documentary on Latin American music – Latin Music USA (2009) narrated by Jimmy Smits. The documentary touches on genres such as Salsa, Mambo, Rumba, Cha Cha, Merengue, Boogaloo, Latin Jazz, Tejano, Chicano Rock, Eastside Sound, Latin Pop, Reggaeton and a lot more. Latin Music USA tries to capture the numerous and diverse stories of Latin American music in this four part series.
Latin Music USA (2009) trailer
Latin Music USA – 4 Part documentary series (2009) stream
[Hour 2- The Salsa Revolution]
– Via PBS