Bomba Estereo's latest album is called Amanecer. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Nati Cano passed away in 2014, but his music lives on. Daniel Sheehy/Courtesy of Smithsonian Folkways hide caption

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Bardo Martinez of Chicano Batman at Ruido Fest 2015 in Chicago. Catalina Maria Johnson hide caption

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Totó La Momposina's new album, Tambolero, comes out July 31. Josh Pulman/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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First Listen: Totó La Momposina, 'Tambolero'

Twenty-two years after La Candela Vive, the Colombian vocalist reimagines her seminal album with Tambolero.

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Sonora Ponceña, a Puerto Rican salsa band, has been active for 50 years. They're one of the bands picked by Ernesto Lechner to showcase the music known as "progressive salsa." Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Latin Roots: Prog Rock? How About Prog Salsa? WXPN-FM

In the '70s, jazzy experimentation extended beyond the then-burgeoning prog-rock movement.

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A boy stands next to a police car with a picture of fugitive drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's at a checkpoint on the highway connecting Mexico City and Acapulco, in Guerrero State, Mexico. Pedro Pardo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Villalobos Brothers, with their combination of traditional Mexican music and lyrics inspired by modern themes, are accompanying a Frida Kahlo exhibit at the New York Botanical Garden. Candiani & Chillopa Fotografia hide caption

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