Encore: Cuba: While The Politicians Argued, The Musicians Jammed The musical exchange between the United States and Cuba goes back to the 19th century. Thankfully, the two countries' political standoff never filtered down to musicians.
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Encore: Cuba: While The Politicians Argued, The Musicians Jammed

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Encore: Cuba: While The Politicians Argued, The Musicians Jammed

Encore: Cuba: While The Politicians Argued, The Musicians Jammed

Encore: Cuba: While The Politicians Argued, The Musicians Jammed

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The musical exchange between the United States and Cuba goes back to the 19th century. Thankfully, the two countries' political standoff never filtered down to musicians.

Cuban musician DJ Jigüe works in his studio in Centro Havana. Felix Contreras/NPR hide caption

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Cuban musician DJ Jigüe works in his studio in Centro Havana.

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