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Percussionist Willie Bobo (left) with son Eric Bobo. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Willie Bobo: An Appreciation And A New Album

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Santana's original lineup reunites for Santana IV, out April 15. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Carlos Santana Breaks Down His Band's Trailblazing Sound

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Alt.Latino Lays Out A Sonic Altar For Dia De Los Muertos

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Tito Rodriguez's greatest-hits disc El Inolvidable is a singer's paradise, with everything from smoking mambos to creamy boleros. Better yet, Rodriguez fronted a band with some of the best chops in Latin music. Chuck Stewart hide caption

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Tito x 2: Celebrating The Kings Of Mambo Again

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Tito Puente's Self-Titled Masterwork Examined

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Tito Puente Remembered

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Latin Percussion Jazz Ensemble: 'Live at the Montreux Jazz Festival 1980'

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Tito Puente: 'The Complete RCA Recordings'

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Tito Puente: 'El Rey: Live 1984'

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'Oye Como Va'

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Tito Puente, above playing in London, was one of the best percussionists of any era. Simon Ritter/Redferns/Getty Images hide caption

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Tito Puente: 'El Rey'

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