New Cuban Sounds Rooted In Tradition World music DJ Betto Arcos returns to weekends on All Things Considered to share what he's been spinning on Global Village, the show he hosts on KPFK in Los Angeles.

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The Miami group Tiempo Libre combines hip-hop, R&B, rock and pan-Latin sounds to create a distinctive version of Cuban party music known as timba. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Miami group Tiempo Libre combines hip-hop, R&B, rock and pan-Latin sounds to create a distinctive version of Cuban party music known as timba.

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World music DJ Betto Arcos returns to weekends on All Things Considered to share what he's been spinning on Global Village, the show he hosts on KPFK in Los Angeles. This week, Arcos brings some of his favorite new Cuban music. His picks include Pedrito Martinez's convergence of Cuban and flamenco rumbas, an ancestral tale from The Creole Choir of Cuba, Tiempo Libre's amalgam of jazz, funk, and R&B and Yunior Terry's nod to salsa.

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Pedrito Martínez

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"Dos Estrellas Relucientes/De La Alegre Primavera"

From 'Rumba de la Isla'

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The Creole Choir of Cuba

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"Fey Oh di Nou [Oh Leaves Tell Us]"

From 'Santiman'

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Tiempo Libre

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"Monta Que Te Quedas"

From 'Monta Que Te Quedas'

Learn more about this album on Tiempo Libre's website.

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Yunior Terry

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"Son de Altura"

From 'Mi Bajo Danzon'

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