Chucho Valdés and the Afro-Cuban Messengers' new album, Border-Free, comes out July 9. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A native of the Dominican Republic, Michel Camilo is one of the most energetic pianists in jazz. Alessandra Raimondi/via Flickr hide caption

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Tania Maria sings Antonio Carlos Jobim's "Wave" on this Latin episode of Piano Jazz. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Chucho Valdes. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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