Roots of Rhythm

(Part 1 of 3)

Hosted by Harry Belafonte, this 3-part documentary traces the Roots of Rhythm, the musical form that is known as Latin music.

Featuring performances by some of the best known Latin performers including Tito Puente, Desi Arnaz, and Ruben Blades.

Part 2 of 3
Part 3 of 3

A three-part historical survey of the African musical roots of Latin Jazz, Salsa, and popular genres. Featuring narration by Harry Belafonte, this documentary traces the evolution of Latin Music from Africa itself into the twentieth century with the advent of Afro-Cuban Jazz (or Latin Jazz) and later the advent of Latin pop sounds by such artists as Gloria Estefan. A musical journey for historians, musicians, and music lovers alike.
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