Ricky Martin Concerto

Salsa Musica

Type of Music

Salsa Music is the product of early Cuban and New York influences, which contain mostly upbeat guitar, congas, trumpet, or trombone, although many instruments may be used.


Characteristic include upbeat pulse, dance rhythms and instrumental harmony. These all come together to provide an overall force of happiness and positive thinking, as the instruments sound nicely together.

The Music Today

Salsa music has not changed recently, although many new mexican pop includes traces of the original idea, and uses similar beats. Many classical salsa songs are still played today.