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We Like It Like That – The Story of Latin Boogaloo

1950s, 1960s, 1970s, Documentary, Music • 9392 Views • Comments Off on We Like It Like That – The Story of Latin Boogaloo

In New York City from 1965 to 1970, musicians blended English and Spanish lyrics with Afro-Cuban, jazz, rock and R&B rhythms to create Latin boogaloo.

We Like it like that is a project by New York Filmmaker and Writer Mathew Ramirez Warren, who has worked for Wax Poetics magazine and the New York Times as well as writing sleevenotes for some reissues on Fania records.

The film features interviews with Joe Bataan, Johnny Colon, Ricardo Ray, Jimmy Sabater (of the Joe Cuba Sextet), Joey Pastrana, Larry Harlow, Harvey Averne, Angel Lebron (of the Lebron Brothers), Benny Bonilla (of the the Pete Rodriguez band), Felipe Luciano, Aurora Flores, Sandra Maria Esteves, Alex Masucci, Oliver Wang, Juan Flores, Bobby Sanabria, Bobbito Garcia and others.

The makers are also looking for backers for the project. If you want to pledge and view the new trailer  Click Here

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