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Ray Barretto

Ray Barretto

Ray Barretto.

Ray Barretto artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Interviews & Profiles

February 17, 2006 Barretto was known for his experimentation with Latin, jazz and rythm and blues.

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WEXT's Latin Alternative

November 8, 2010 Listen to a stream of rock, funk and hip-hop, curated by The Latin Alternative host Josh Norek.

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February 21, 2007 Salsa bandleader Ray Barretto was wildly prolific, but Barretto Power is incandescent.

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Los Amigos Invisibles.

April 5, 2012 Josh Norek joins David Dye to discuss the history, rise and diversification of Latin funk.

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The Joe Cuba Sextet (bandleader Joe Cuba, center).

April 18, 2011 For some, boogaloo was a fad, but it's real music.

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