Salsa is the commonly used name for a form of music formally known simply as "Latin music". The Spanish word "salsa" means "sauce", and refers to the hot sauce commonly used in various Latin American diets. Nowadays salsa refers to music designed primarily for a dancing audience, while Latin Jazz refers to music that caters to more of a listening crowd.
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