By: Troy Fritzinger

Type of Music

Salsa music is Cuban and Puerto Rican dance music.

History of Music

The term "salsa" was initially promoted and marketed in New York City during the 1970s.

Characteristics of Salsa

Salsa is primarily Cuban son, itself a fusion of Spanish Cancion and guitar and Afro-Cuban percussion, merged with North American music styles such as jazz.

Connection to Dance

Cha Cha Cha, Mambo and other dance forms, and the dance, along with the salsa music

Salsa Today

The projected future of Salsa is that it is going to become the most popular and greatest genre of all time.
Salsa Music-Mix (Non-Stop 54min)