Learn to Dance the Salsa
This is a favored name for a type of Latin music which is enhanced by jazz textures. For the most part, it has its roots in Puerto Rican culture with strong ties to the Cuban Mambo. Thee word, Salsa, means "sauce" denoting a "hot" flavor and Salsa is best distinguished from other Latin music styles by defining it as the sound developed by Puerto Rican musicians in New York City. The dance structure is made up of mambo patterns and has a particular feeling that is associated mainly with the clave and the montuno.