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Empress Of's latest album, Us, is out Oct. 19, via Terrible Records. Adam Elramly/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Empress Of Pivots From 'Me' To 'Us'

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Musician Rubén Blades' new album contains jazz and rumba. Lawrence Sumulong/Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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Rubén Blades Swings Big Band Jazz And Rumba On New Album

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Miguel Zenon's latest album, Yo Soy la Tradicion, is a heartfelt tour of his homeland of Puerto Rico. Jimmy Katz/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Hurricane Maria Gave Composer Miguel Zenón's 'Yo Soy La Tradición' Emotional Urgency

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Prince's first posthumous release, Piano & a Microphone 1983, proves the singer approached everything, even an unfinished idea, as a performance. Allen Beaulieu/Courtesy of the Prince Estate hide caption

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Prince Fans Get First Look At His Vault With 'Piano & A Microphone 1983'

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Magos Hererra's new album, Dreamers, with the string quartet and Brooklyn Rider, is steeped in Latin American culture. Shervin Lainez/Sony Music hide caption

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Erasing Genres En Español: A Smoky-Voiced Jazz Singer Meets Classical Strings

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This week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock features music by Archie Fisher. Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: From The Archives Part 2

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Prince's first posthumous album, Piano & A Microphone 1983, is out now. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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The Gift Of Posthumous Prince Music

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