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February 25, 2009 Joe Cuba's music was a cross-cultural reflection of how Afro-Latinos have one foot in both cultures.

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The Joe Cuba Sextet.

April 19, 2012 Felix Contreras stops by to discuss the cultural significance and sustained reach of boogaloo music.

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Lagartijeando.

April 13, 2011 On this show, we'll check out new releases by artists who are deconstructing traditional genres.

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Bang! Bang! Push, Push, Push

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  • Album: Bang! Bang! Push, Push, Push
  • Artist: Joe Cuba Sextet
  • Label: V2
  • Released: 1966
 

Los Hombres Calientes Volume 5:carnival

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  • Album: Los Hombres Calientes Volume 5:carnival
  • Artist: Irvin Mayfield and Bill Summers: Los Hombres Calientes
  • Label: Basin Street Records
  • Released: 2005
 

Watermelon Man

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  • Album: Watermelon Man
  • Artist: Mongo Santamaria
  • Label: Saar
  • Released: 1962
 

Masters at Work Present Latin Verve Sounds

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  • Album: Masters at Work Present Latin Verve Sounds
  • Artist: Masters at Work
  • Label: Verve