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Left to right: Fafa Ruffino, Mamani Keita, Niariu and Kandy Guira are members of the collective Les Amazones d'Afrique. Their new album, Amazones Power, is out now. Karen Paulina Biswell/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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West African Supergroup Les Amazones D'Afrique Returns With 'Amazones Power'

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Andy Madadian is honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Jan. 17, 2020 in Hollywood, Calif. David Livingston/Getty Images hide caption

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Andy Madadian, The Prince Of Persian Pop, Receives Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star

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The Brazilian musician Sergio Mendes says that Guinga's melodies are incredible. "They're unique; they're different," he says. Manfred Pollert/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Brazilian Guitarist Beloved By Musicians Around The World

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Mwenso & the Shakes perform live at WXPN's Free At Noon Concert - recorded live for this World Cafe Session. Rich McKie/WXPN hide caption

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Mwenso & the Shakes On World Cafe

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Delgres On World Cafe

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The Thistle & Shamrock: The Lost Songs Of St. Kilda

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