Salsa is a VERY popular music of Latin American origin that has absorbed characteristics of rhythm and blues, jazz, and rock. With the Latin culture twist to the music, Salsa has become a worldwide music phenomenon.
This is a genre of popular song and dance of the Dominican Republic performed with guitars and percussion. This has hit the Latin American world by a storm! The music is a bit more upbeat, and has a faster dance!
This is a ballroom dance of Haitian and Dominican origin in 2/4 time in which one foot is dragged on every step; also: the music for a merengue. This is not as popular in the Latin Community, but is starting to become very popular in the underground scene.
is a dance-oriented music genre popular throughout Latin America. It began as a courtship dance practiced among the African population on the Caribbean coasts of Colombia. While other genres of Latin American music have remained associated with specific countries or regions, cumbia has grown to be one of the most widespread and unifying musical genres.