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Mongo Santamaria artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music
April 19, 2012 Felix Contreras stops by to discuss the cultural significance and sustained reach of boogaloo music.
April 18, 2011 For some, boogaloo was a fad, but it's real music.
February 22, 2010 Hear five Latin versions of songs written by jazz musicians, featuring Poncho Sanchez and more.
May 26, 2009 Many percussion duos display seemingly telepathic interplay. Picking just five was a chore.
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