Felix Contreras Felix Contreras is co-host of Alt.Latino, NPR's web-based program about Latin Alternative music and Latino culture.

Master Percussionist Plays To The Human Heartbeat

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Mitchell, circa 1970. The music producer's work began in the 1950s and extended into the 21st century. Michael Ochs/Getty Images hide caption

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Memphis Soul Pioneer Willie Mitchell Dies At 81

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Filmmaker Dodges Criticism, Refuses to Alter 'War'

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Behind Guaraldi's Timeless Holiday Soundtrack

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