Las Cafeteras, from Los Angeles, have made their own version of the classic son jarocho song "La Bamba." Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Son Jarocho, The Sound Of Veracruz

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The Analog Players Society was assembled by a producer and percussionist in his mid-30s who calls himself Amon. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Analog Players Society: A Party Cooked Up In A Studio

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Celtic Show Bands

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Sidi Toure On World Cafe

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Another Reason To Skip Sleep: Indian Classical Music

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Sauti Sol has become the most popular band in Kenya. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Sauti Sol: Native Sons Sing Straight To Kenya's Youth

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Luciana Souza has two new albums out, Duos III and The Book of Chet. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Luciana Souza: From Bossa Nova To Chet Baker

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Every year at the Panorama Competition in Brooklyn, massive steel-pan orchestras perform virtuosic arrangements of calypso songs. /iStockPhoto hide caption

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Bang On A Pan: Steel-Drum Orchestras Ready For Battle

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Latin Roots: From Africa To Brazil, The Story Of Samba

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Hear This Week's Show

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Forced into exile from Sierra Leone, Janka Nabay (left of center) now makes his mysterious, mesmerizing music in Brooklyn. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Janka Nabay: The King Of Bubu Music

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