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GENRESPOTLIGHT: LATINMUSICby Roland Lorenzo ofNaples, Florida
As the name would suggest, Latin music describes the musical styleoriginating in Latin America and in global areas of Lati...
What began as an indigenous genre featuring traditional windinstrumentation and percussion has since evolved to include av...
ABOUT THE AUTHORA resident of Naples, Florida, Roland Lorenzo collects vinyl recordsand enjoys a wide assortment of music,...
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Genre spotlight: latin music

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Latin music describes the musical style originating in Latin America and in global areas of Latin or Latino culture.

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Genre spotlight: latin music

  1. 1. GENRESPOTLIGHT: LATINMUSICby Roland Lorenzo ofNaples, Florida
  2. 2. As the name would suggest, Latin music describes the musical styleoriginating in Latin America and in global areas of Latin or Latinoculture. The characteristics of style, geography, artist background,and language determine a songs inclusion in the Latin genre, whichencompasses salsa, tango, merengue, Brazilian music, Latin pop,Mexican regional music, Andean music, and many other blends.
  3. 3. What began as an indigenous genre featuring traditional windinstrumentation and percussion has since evolved to include avariety of influences, such as Japanese fusion, Reggaeton, and hip-hop. Clubs throughout the world today play numerous styles of Latinmusic, contributing further to its rich cultural and social environment.
  4. 4. ABOUT THE AUTHORA resident of Naples, Florida, Roland Lorenzo collects vinyl recordsand enjoys a wide assortment of music, including Latin. Otherfavorites include dance and disco music along with jazz, R&B, andreggae.

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