Arturo O'Farrill leads the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra at the Newport Jazz Festival. Courtesy of Lena Adasheva hide caption

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Arturo O'Farrill and The Afro Latin Orchestra's new album, The Offense of the Drum, comes out May 6. Rebecca Meek/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Arturo O'Farrill Octect performs a Tiny Desk Concert in June 2013. Hayley Bartels/Hayley Bartels/NPR hide caption

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Marian McPartland performs at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola. Frank Stewart/Jazz at Lincoln Center hide caption

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