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Articles: Latin Music Usa Video Documentary Online - 4Hrs

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Latin Music USA Video Documentary online 4 hours worth, a mainstream feel, talking heads, clips and such done well Laid out in a easy to dip in to style, chapters, episodes etc Hour 1: Watch as Latin Jazz rises, the Mambo explodes, and Latin mu...

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Yes Episode 2 was on last night ... all about the 60's (then 70's), with Boogaloo then salsa, lots about Fania & their artists (+ business practices) ... some poor bits (IMO) but lots of great bits too (+ some great music) ... it illustrated how the 60's / 70's Latin music was all inspired by that from the 40's & 50's ... fascinating ..

PLUS ... buried in all the footage, a short clip of Pete Terrace & his band performing live on stage ... 

 

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This series (4 x 1hr shows) was made in the US by PBS ... it has it's own Facebook page but there seems little of interest up on there at present ...

https://www.facebook.com/LatinoMusicPBS

The Fania All Stars & the work of Fania Records got a decent amount of coverage on last nights show on BBC4 (episode 2 of the series) ... the owner of Fania started out hawking LP's around in his old Mercedes car, trying to sell them to grocery store owners up in the Harlem area. FaniaAllStars.jpg

FaniaJazz.jpg

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