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Tono (pictured above) kicks off the second week of our profile of Brazilian music. Camila Mesquita de Macedo/Courtesy of the artist. hide caption

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Just in time for Rosh Hashanah, Afro-Semitic Experience's "Adoshem, Adoshem, Part I" is a prayerful song that heads in unexpected directions. /Hubert Williams hide caption

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'Adoshem, Adoshem, Part 1' by Afro-Semitic Experience

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'Barlande': A Father And Son's Intense Conversation

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Diego Garcia In Concert

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Fortaleza, Brazil outfit Sacassaia are featured on this week's edition of Alt.Latino. Courtesy of the artist. hide caption

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Music From Brazil, With Love

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Omara "Bombino" Moctar, a Tuareg of Saharan Africa, is originally from Niger. Rob Wyman hide caption

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KCRW Presents: Bombino

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Lucas Santtana's new album is Sem Nostalgia. Pedro Cupertino/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Lucas Santtana: Bossa Nova With A Brand-New Beat

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Luisa Maita, featured on our two-part Brazilian music special. Joao Wainer/courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Coming Up On Alt.Latino: All About Brazil

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J. Viewz On 'World Cafe: Next'

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