anybody know jazz

Im looking for some good global jazz. It could be Brazilian, African, Latin. Anything outside of the U.S. If anybody has some good recommendations please give some.
Putumayo World Music -
For piano try:
Chucho Valdez
Gonzalo Rubalcaba
Michel Camilo
Michel Petrucciani
Abdullah Ibrahim (Dollar Brand)
Randy Weston (American, but musically more African)

Jacky Terrason (French/American)
or any of those guys from the Buena Vista Social Club.
Very enjoyable pan(steel drum) played with a mixture of Jazz and Calypso influences...
Ray Holman, "In Touch" (Ramajay Records)
Start with the URL below

Then ,type in "Jazz" in the A gon search engine for forums and get educated.

Rabih Abou Khalil - my favorites are Sultans Picnic and odd Times. Middle eastern with strong Jazz influences and originating from Germany....
Laurindo Almeida - Fabulous Brazilian guitarist, has some great work w/Ray Brown, too. Cheers,
Check out Charlie Haden's "Nocturne" and "Land of the Sun." Great music!
Check out this great Swedish band:

Good Luck !!
"native dancer", featuring wayne shorter & milton nascimento is gorgeous and I never get tired of it
Paris Combo - self titled or 'Attraction'. Jazz-based with a little taste of everything. Lots of fun. Hit one of the CD sites for samples, you won't be sorry.