Felix Contreras Felix Contreras is host of Alt.Latino, NPR's program about Latin Alternative music and Latino culture.

Tito Puente, above playing in London, was one of the best percussionists of any era. Simon Ritter/Redferns/Getty Images hide caption

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The Music Of Africa, By Way Of Latin America

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Grammy Buzz Grows Leading Up To Ceremony

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American Indian Composers Go Classical

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Univision Translates Ratings Into Cash

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Trumpeter And TV Composer Neal Hefti Dies

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Rock En Espanol Takes Hold In North Carolina

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