GenreDocumentary, Music Duration CountrySpain / France / Italy
LanguageSpanish, French, English Release date8 September 2000 SongsPanamericana CastMichel Camilo (Himself), Tito Puente (Himself), Arturo O'Farrill (Piano)
Calle 54 is a 2000 documentary film about Latin jazz by Spanish director Fernando Trueba. With only minimal introductory voiceovers, the film consists of studio performances by a wide array of Latin Jazz musicians. Artists featured include Chucho Valdés, Bebo Valdés, Cachao, Eliane Elias, Gato Barbieri, Tito Puente, Paquito D'Rivera, Chano Domínguez, Jerry Gonzalez, Dave Valentin, Aquíles Báez, and Michel Camilo. The film takes its name from Sony Music Studios, where much of the film was shot, which are located on 54th Street in New York City.