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Celia Cruz is one of the women featured in the Turning The Tables series. Jack Vartoogian/Getty Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Turning The Tables In Latin Music

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Turning The Tables: Celebrating Eight Women Who Invented American Popular Music

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The Cuban Roots Of Rock And Roll

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Angelique Kidjo's Celia celebrates the music of Celia Cruz. Laurent Seroussi/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Angélique Kidjo Celebrates Celia Cruz: 'Everything About Celia Is Self-Determination'

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Celia Cruz performs in New York in 1995. That same year, Deborah Paredez saw her at Chicago's Aragon Ballroom. "Cruz opened her mouth, the band lifted their horns and we came together on the dancefloor," she says. Jack Vartoogian/Getty Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Hear a conversation about the third season of Turning the Tables on Morning Edition

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Vocalist Angelique Kidjo pays tribute to Celia Cruz on her new album, Celia. Laurent Seroussi/Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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How Angélique Kidjo Brings Out The Africa Of Celia Cruz's Catalog

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USC professor Josh Kun, who joins Alt.Latino for this week's show, is a co-founder of the Idelsohn Society for Musical Preservation, which in 2013 assembled a collection of Latino-Jewish music titled It's A Scream How Levine Does The Rhumba. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Bagels And Bongos: The Jewish-Latin Music Connection

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On Fania Records And The Music That Made It Matter

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The late Celia Cruz's version of "Jingle Bells" is featured on Tuesday's Latin Roots playlist. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Latin Roots: Christmas Music With A Cuban Twist

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Listen Now

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