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Among Betto Arcos' new music picks from Brazil is percussionist Wilson Das Neves, who has been an active and integral part of Rio De Janeiro's music scene since he began playing professionally in the 1950s. Daryan Dornelles/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Betto Arcos Brings The Heat From Brazil

KPFK's global music DJ recently visited Brazil, and he brings NPR's Arun Rath a stack of new music he discovered there.

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