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Cuban pianist Chucho Valdés performs at the Havana Jazz Festival in December 2016. Valdés is one of the artistic directors of this year's International Jazz Day festivities. Erika Goldring/Getty Images hide caption

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Radical Grooves And Hometown Heroes: Cuba's Lasting Jazz Legacy

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Chucho Valdés On Piano Jazz

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Harold López-Nussa is part of a rich legacy of Cuban pianists. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Cuban Piano 101: A Century Of Historic Grooves

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Chucho Valdés and the Afro-Cuban Messengers' new album, Border-Free, comes out July 9. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Congadanza

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Chucho Valdes: 'Briyumba Palo Congo'

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A native of the Dominican Republic, Michel Camilo is one of the most energetic pianists in jazz. Alessandra Raimondi/via Flickr hide caption

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Chucho Valdes And Richard Galliano On JazzSet

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Tania Maria sings Antonio Carlos Jobim's "Wave" on this Latin episode of Piano Jazz. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Tania Maria, Paquito D'Rivera And More Bring Latin Romance To Piano Jazz

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