Story of rock n' roll legend Ritchie Valens and his rise to stardom in the 1950's. Great soundtrack and an affectionate treatment of Valens!
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From Latin jazz and mambo to salsa, Tejano, Chicano rock, Latin pop and reggaeton, LATIN MUSIC USA tells the story of the rise of new American music forged from powerful Latin roots.
En el segundo episodio, puertorique os y otros latinos en Nueva York reinventan el Son cubano y la Plena puertorrique a, agreg ndoles elementos de Soul y Jazz, y crean Salsa, que se vuelve el r tmo que identifica a los latinos por todo el mundo.
El primer episodio investiga el nacimiento de Latin Jazz y la explosi n del Mambo y Cha-Cha-Ch que recorren los Estados Unidos de costa a costa. La m sica Latina se infiltra dentro de R&B y Rock and Roll durante los a os 1960s.
En el cuarto episodio, se enfoca en la explocion de la musica Pop Latino al final de los 90's que incluye los exitos de artistas como Ricky Martin, Gloria Estefan, y Shakira en el Mercado americano. Mientras los estudios se enfocaban en el Pop, los jovenes latinos giraban hacia fusiones urbanas - Rap en Espanol y Reggaeton, al igual como Rock en Espanol.
En el tercer episodio, mexicoamericanos en California, Texas, y por todo el sur-occidente formar sus propios sonidos distintivos durante la segunda mitad del siglo XX. Su musica jugaria un papel importante en la lucha por los derechos civiles Chicanos, y en turno los lanzaria desde el barrio al escenario nacional.
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La Bamba -- Biographical story of the rise from nowhere of singer Ritchie Valens whose life was cut short by a plane crash.
La Bamba -- The rise of Ritchie Valens from farm laborer to chartbusting rocker. Stars Esai Morales and Lou Diamond Phillips.
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A rare and true icon of modern music, Herbie Hancock continues to bring audiences new and inventive visions of music. In August 2005, the Possibilities album was released, featuring the collaborative talents of a legendary lineup of artists. The film, Herbie Hancock: Possibilities, showcases this musical project in development and design, as Herbie interacts with Christina Aguilera, John Mayer, Paul Simon, Annie Lennox, Sting, and others. A leader of musical innovation, Herbie explores the creation of fresh music through collaboration and expansion upon his and others’ experiences, and what results is a collection of poignant musical imprints.
A film about jazz pianist Herbie Hancock.
The life of rock & roll legend Ritchie Valens bursts across the screen in this celebrated, music-filled movie with star-making performances by Lou Diamond Phillips as Ritchie and Esai Morales as his half-brother, Bob. La Bamba depicts the 17-year-old Mexican-American's rocket rise to fame, from field laborer to rock star with a string of hit singles and a date with destiny. Fueled by Valens' hit songs performed by the Grammy-winning Los Lobos as well as classic '50s tunes, La Bamba recreates the thrilling early days of rock and pays homage to the enduring legacy of a remarkable talent whose music crossed all borders.
The plane crash that killed Buddy Holly also took Ritchie Valens, whose modest upbringing and rise to fame are depicted in this exhilarating biopic.
The rise of Ritchie Valens from farm laborer to chartbusting rocker. Stars Esai Morales and Lou Diamond Phillips.
This much-loved bio-pic tells the story of the rise of singer Ritchie Valens, whose life was tragically cut short by a plane crash.
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The Chicano Wave: In the third of four episodes, Mexican-Americans in CA, TX and across the Southwest create their own distinct musical voices during the second half of the 20th century. Their music would play an important role in the struggle for Chicano civil rights and ultimately propel them from the barrio to the national stage. From Ritchie Valens and Freddy Fender to Linda Ronstadt, Los Lobos, and Selena, a new generation of Mexican Americans raised on rock, rhythm and blues, and country music expresses their cultural identity through Chicano rock, Latin rock, and Tejano.
Divas and Superstars: The final episode of the series focuses on the Latin pop explosion of the turn of the century and the success of artists like Ricky Martin, Gloria Estefan and Shakira in the English-language market. As studios concentrate on star-driven pop, Latino youth gravitate toward urban fusions of reggaeton artists like Daddy Yankee and rapper Pitbull while rock en espanol star Juanes becomes a global phenomenon.
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From Ritchie Valens and Freddy Fender to Linda Ronstadt, Los Lobos, and Selena, a new generation of Mexican Americans raised on rock, rhythm and blues, and country music expresses their cultural identity through Chicano rock, Latin rock, and Tejano.
Bridges: This first of four episode traces the rise of Latin jazz with the great Machito and the explosion of the mambo with Perez Prado and the cha cha cha as they sweep the US from East to West. Watch as Latin Music infiltrates R&B and rock and roll through the 1960s, from the Drifters to Santana and beyond.
The Salsa Revolution: In the second of four episodes, Puerto Ricans and other Latinos in New York reinvent the Cuban son and the Puerto Rican plena, adding elements from soul and jazz to create salsa, which becomes a defining rhythm for Latinos the world over. Follow the rise and fall of legendary Fania Records with famed artists Willie Colón, Héctor Lavoe, and Rubén Blades.
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This first of four episodes traces the rise of Latin jazz with the great Machito and the explosion of the mambo with Perez Prado and the cha cha cha as they sweep the US from East to West.
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