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We take a look at a few greats, old and new: Vicente Fernandez, Susana Baca, Cimafunk. Reanna Cruz/NPR Illustration hide caption

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Alt.Latino And NPR News: Musical Profiles From Mexico, Cuba and Peru

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Cimafunk's 'El Alimento' blends Afro-Cuban rhythms with classic American funk

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James Blake's Friends That Break Your Heart tops our list of the best albums out on Oct. 8. Josh Stadlen/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The top 10 albums out on Oct. 8

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Eblis Alvaraez (Meridian Brothers) and Iván Medellin (Conjunto Media Luna) have one of the albums featured this week. Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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Alt. Latino's Fall Music Preview

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Cuban singer Cimafunk performs with Tank and the Bangas (winners of NPR's 2017 Tiny Desk Contest), The Soul Rebels and the Queen of the Guardians of the Flame during a concert at La Tropical in Havana. Eliana Aponte for NPR hide caption

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Tank and the Bangas perform with Cuban singer Cimafunk, the Soul Rebels and The Queen of the Guardians in Havana, Cuba. Eliana Aponte/NPR hide caption

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Tank And The Cubans: A Week In Havana

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Tank And The Cubans: A Week In Havana

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Jane Bunnett and Maqueque were a musical highlight of 2019. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Alt.Latino Looks Back At The Best Music Of 2019

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The band Black Pumas was recently nominated for a Grammy for best new artist, thanks in part to the support of Austin's KUTX and LA's KCRW public radio stations. Lyza Renee/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Cimafunk's Erik Iglesias Rodriguez continues his goal of world domination by way of funk and clave on this week's playlist. Hutton Supancic/Getty Images for SXSW hide caption

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Clockwise from upper left: KOKOKO!, Indigo Sparke, Yola Carter, Tamino, Cimafunk, Silvina Moreno Cimafunk: Hutton Supancic/Getty Images for SXSW/All other photos courtesy of the artists hide caption

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2019 SXSW Wrap-Up: Our Favorite Discoveries And Memorable Moments

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