Lesson 9: Salsa

Mis amigos, we are going to dance! Salsa is a transcendent musical genre that owes much to Cuban, Puerto Rican and other Latin music genres, but essentially developed in the 1970s in New York City. “Salsa music” actually began as a marketing concept by a record company that wanted to sell a lot records by creating a pan-Latin cultural movement. It eventually became a real pan-Latin cultural movement that just happened to sell a lot of records. What could be more American than that?

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