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Gilberto Gil, pictured here on the cover of Luar (A Gente Precisa Ver o Luar), is one of the many artists we listen to this week to understand the concept of "saudade." Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Saudade: An Untranslatable, Undeniably Potent Word

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Reggaeton artist Tego Calderon is a favorite of hosts Jasmine Garsd and Ernesto Lechner. Dave Hogan/Getty Images hide caption

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Music We Love (That Isn't Latin Rock)

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Bossa Nova Still Sexy At 50

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The only known photo of Buckshot La Funke. Photo Illustration: Lars Gotrich; Photos: Hulton Archive/Getty Images, iStock. hide caption

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Carmen Cuesta's new album is titled Mi Bossa Nova. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Sergio and Odair Assad at the 2010 Savannah Music Festival. Frank Stewart hide caption

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Assad Brothers Bring Brazil To Savannah

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Shrift, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Hank Williams III

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