1. Describe some of the influence of Latin music in the US in the early part of the twentieth century. Latin music greatly influenced jazz musicians in the early part of the twentieth century then this gave birth to the Latin jazz genre modern dancing styles were also influenced by the Latin music.
2. What was the significance of “Machito and His Afro-Cubans”? The significance of Machito and his Afro-Cubans was that they helped create salsa music cubop as well as Afro-Cuban Jazz. . How did Dizzy Gillespie incorporate Latin music into his music? Dizzy Gillespie incorporated Latin music into his music by the rhythmical of Latin music with jazz and also using Latin musicians in his band.
4. What was the Palladium? The Palladium was once a studio in New york but then was home of the mambo where people from different races danced and had fun.
5. How did the television and films increase the exposure of the US to Latin music?
The television and films increased the exposure because movies and television shows were exposing some genres of Latin music by dancing and singing in the shows and also in the films. 6. How did Latin music influence rock music? Latin music influenced rock music using some Latin rhythms in their songs to make their song even better. 7. Why do you think Latin music had such a great influence on the development of popular music?
Latin music had such a great influence on the development of popular music because popular music were using some Latin material in their songs and people were amazed to what they were listening to so more and more artists were using Latin rhythms in their music and It sounded great. 8. Do you think that any of the music that you listen to has Latin influences? Why or why not? Well yes because I love dancing so when I listen to some songs to dance to I can hear the Latin material in the songs and it amazes me to know that Latin music is really a big part of our music culture.