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Inspired by the recent Your Favourite Jazz Records of the 1980s? thread and by some really excellent looking postings recently on the So, What Are You Listening To Now? thread... There's a fairly well-established and stable view on what constitutes the "canon" of Latin jazz (Afro-Cuban or Brazilian) records up to and including the salsa era. After that though, the path is less clear, despite plenty of superb releases every decade. I noticed that despite the number of very well informed fans of Latin music on this forum, we don't have a dedicated thread to Latin jazz from the period after the early 80s' "salsa drought". So, what Latin jazz records recorded since 1979 would you be most happy to see washing up in a crate on your desert island? It can be any kind of Latin jazz from the Americas (i.e., bossa, cuban, tango, folkloric, samba, cumbia, salsa, etc.; but for the purposes of this thread, Americas only; not e.g. flamenco). If you feel it makes the grade, Latin music with enough of a jazz influence also qualifies, provided that it is recorded after 1979. Latin jazz from US musicians is also allowed in the interests of being ecumenical. List as many albums as you want to. Images and descriptions welcome. To start things off, with some of my favourites: Jerry Gonzalez - Ya Yo Me Cure (1980) Poncho Sanchez - Papa Gato (1986) Miguel Zenon - Esta Plena (2009)