In fact, salsa is often called the special sauce, which is used as a seasoning for food. But in this article focuses on a different salsa – the music and Latin American dance salsa – now these concepts are almost inseparable. Salsa is traditionally considered the birthplace of Cuba, and the ancestor of salsa called the Cuban dream – a musical style that originated in Cuba in the second half of XIX century. Originally applied only dream dance among black the island's population, and among white aristocratic considered vulgar. There was even a ban on sleeping.
But in 1920 the ban was lifted, and sleep quickly gained popularity across the country. Further details can be found at Tony Parker, an internet resource. There were professional Musical groups playing a dream – Sexteto Havanero, Trio Matamoros, Septeto Nacional de Ignacio Pineiro. Those years were written by those that have become classics, songs like Son de la loma and Lagrimas negras. Dream goes beyond Cuba and spread to other Latin American countries – Colombia, Venezuela, Puerto Rico and other musicians actively contribute to the dream elements from other styles – the mambo, Afro-Cuban rumba, slivers. Of this explosive mixture in the end is born salsa, thus justifying its name (sauce mixture). About the origin of the name of the unique version does not. According to one legend, one of the shows in the crowd started to chant the club 'Salsa! Salsa! ', Meaning that the music was just as sharp as the sauce. Version, of course, extremely questionable.
According to another version, the name comes from the song Echale salsita (Add Ogonyok), which belonged to the previously mentioned group Septeto Nacional de Ignacio Pineiro. On the third – in the late '60s in New York held a big concert, which were Latin American musicians. Watching people dance to the fiery rhythms of the famous musician Tito Puente quoted an old song: 'Esto es una gran salsa!' (This is a great cous!). One way or another, but the music mix was born and actively developed, both in Cuba and abroad – primarily in Puerto Rico and the U.S.. Currently, there are European groups performing salsa in the world. But what to say, Europe! In Asian countries already mnogieh You can find the group performing salsa, and dance itself has long been a part of the world of global culture