New York City (New York), USA – Latin Nights – A Film by Anthony Azzopardi is a new DVD title on Arkadia DVD, the new DVD label of music company Arkadia Records. Latin Nights takes the viewer into the nightclubs, coffee houses and performance halls to show the powerful rhythms and the cool, seductive melodies of the music. Salsa, Cumbia, Merengue, Jazz, Brazilian Jazz, Samba, Tango, Canto Nuevo and indigenous folk music (from the depths of the Andean mountains) all shine brightly in this stylishly filmed documentary, covering the spectrum of Latin American music.Celebrating the rich musical tradition and culture of Latin America, Latin Nights pays tribute to accomplished Latin musicians who maintain their cultural identity as they live their individual stories after their diaspora to Canada.
“We follow the musicians into their homes and jobs to show the passion, commitment, and struggle of immigrant musicians and their families striving to succeed in a new country.”
Through a series of eleven full-length concert performances, as well as interviews and rehearsals, the viewers can witness the creative process and the musical results, complemented by a behind-the-scenes look at the reality of the lives of this unique group of dedicated musicians.