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O'Farrill Obit

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Host Madeleine Brand remembers Latin jazz legend Chico O'Farrill, who died Wednesday at the age of 79. O'Farrill started on the New York jazz scene in the late 1940s, where he fused the big band sound with the Latin rhythms of his native Cuba. (4:09) For more on O'Farrill, check out NPRJazz.org.

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