By: Emily Kiska
Overview of Salsa Music
The salsa that is eaten in Latin America is added to spice/flavor the food, so when salsa music came to be, DJ, bandleaders and musicians started yelling “SALSA!” to give the music more energy or flavor, also giving the people an extra burst of energy.
History of Salsa
Salsa started in New York New York around the 1930’s, because everyone brought their own native rhythms and music forms, and when all the different cultures blended, Salsa was made. The music has cultural influences from Cuba, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, and American music.
J Escobar Huerta