HBO "El Espíritu De La Salsa"

El Espiritu De La Salsa

Score composed and performed by Daniel Freiberg. Academy Award®-nominated filmmakers Jon Alpert, Francisco Bello, Matthew O'Neill and Tim Sternberg follow ten amateur dancers who prepare for their first salsa performance with just six weeks of rehearsal under the tutelage of celebrated salsa dance instructor Tomas Guerrero of the Santo Rico Dance Company.

A synthesis of mesmerizing Afro-Cuban beats and sultry Caribbean rhythms, salsa (Spanish for "sauce") has a wide-ranging appeal that extends far beyond the Latino community. The documentary EL ESPIRITU DE LA SALSA follows a diverse group of ten New Yorkers as they discover the transformative power of salsa dance

Academy Award®-nominated filmmakers Jon Alpert, Francisco Bello, Matthew O'Neill and Tim Sternberg follow ten amateur dancers who prepare for their first salsa performance with just six weeks of rehearsal under the tutelage of celebrated salsa dance instructor Tomas Guerrero of the Santo Rico Dance Company.