Roots of Rhythm, Vol. 2: The Fiery Romance (1997)

Genres - Music  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Concerts, Social History  |   Run Time - 50 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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Synopsis by Sean Hurley

In the second tape of the three-tape documentary Roots of Rhythm, host Harry Belafonte leads the viewer on a tour of the blossoming of Latin music in the Cuban and Caribbean cultures. Featuring performances by some of the best known Latin performers including Tito Puente, Desi Arnaz, and Ruben Blades, this volume sets the stage for the explosion of Latin flavored music into the world of popular culture.

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Africa, Cuba, Latin [language], music, odyssey, rhythm