In Chapter 10 you will learn about a variety of Latin musical styles. First, you will delve into the history and roots of this music, and then you will learn some common Latin bass lines. Since Latin music comprises so many styles, this chapter focuses on those central to the electric bass. These include the bossa nova, salsa, reggae, ska, calypso, and soca. For additional information on these rich and fascinating musical cultures, be sure to see Appendix B.