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Agadez by Bombino. Cumbancha hide caption

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The Banquet of Spirits (from left to right): Brian Marsella, Cyro Baptista, Tim Keiper, Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz. Tzadik Records hide caption

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La Lupe in New York, 1967. Courtesy of Richie Viera's Archive/Fania Records hide caption

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Sarah Blasko led the Sydney-based band Acquiesce throughout the 1990s. Chris Morris hide caption

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Dr. John, the legendary New Orleans musician, turns 70 this year. James Demaria Productions hide caption

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Tony Allen was the drummer and musical director of Fela Kuti's band Africa 70 from 1968 to 1979. Bernard Benant hide caption

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Tito Rodriguez's greatest-hits disc El Inolvidable is a singer's paradise, with everything from smoking mambos to creamy boleros. Better yet, Rodriguez fronted a band with some of the best chops in Latin music. Chuck Stewart hide caption

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