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NPR’s Alt. Latino cohost Felix Contreras wants you to rock out to Latino music as 2012 wraps up. He shares some of his favorite tracks of the year with host Maria Hinojosa.

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Felix Contreras is a reporter and producer for NPR’s Arts Desk specializing in coverage of jazz, world music, and Latino arts and culture. He is also the co-host of Alt.Latino, NPR’s new web based program about Latin Alternative music A part- time jazz musician, Contreras plays Afro Cuban percussion with various jazz and Latin bands. He is a recovering television journalist who has worked for both NBC and Univision.