La Dame Blanche is a Cuban rapper and jazz vocalist. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Argentine musician Juana Molina. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Conguero Poncho Sanchez gave Frank Foster's swing classic, "Shiny Stockings," a new identity as a mambo. Charley Gallay/Getty Images Entertainment hide caption

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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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