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Carlos Santana visits NPR for an interview about his new memoir The Universal Tone: Bringing My Story to Light. Maggie Starbard/NPR hide caption

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Carlos Santana: 'I Am A Reflection Of Your Light'

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Join us as we celebrate Day Of The Dead, Alt.Latino style. Omar Torres/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Alt.Latino Lays Out A Sonic Altar For Dia De Los Muertos

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Machito, Jose Mangual and Carlos Vidal in 1947. William Gottlieb/Library Of Congress hide caption

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Latin Roots: Essential Latin Jazz

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Cafe Tacvba's 1994 album Re changed Latin music as we know it. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Cafe Tacvba's Groundbreaking Influence, Then And Now

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Alfredo Corchado's Midnight In Mexico documents his experiences as a journalist during the peak of the Mexican drug war. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'Midnight In Mexico': The Alt.Latino Interview With Journalist Alfredo Corchado

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La Dame Blanche is a Cuban rapper and jazz vocalist. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Cuban Hip-Hop Meets Old Cuban Soul

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The Fania All-Stars in 1980. Judy Morales/Fania Records hide caption

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On Fania Records And The Music That Made It Matter

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Puerto Rican soul singer Calma Carmona is Jasmine Garsd's latest musical obsession. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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From Puerto Rican Soul To Ranchero Punk, New Obsessions In Latin Music

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Chilean singer and musician Ana Tijoux performs during the Mexican musicial festival Vive Latino, at the Foro Sol in Mexico City, on March 28, 2014. ALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Digging Through The Latin Grammy Nominations: Who's Worth Checking Out

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For The Love Of Ricky Martin: In Praise Of Latin Pop

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Latin Roots: Essential Salsa

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