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Posted at 06:24 PM ET, 05/17/2011

Gloria Estefan plays high volume mellow grooves at RIAA office

Gloria Estefan at the 2011 Billboard Latin Music Awards last month. (Troy Rizzo/ Getty)

The smooth sounds of Gloria Estefan may sound tranquil enough piped into your dentist’s office — but what if she actually showed up at your office? The Queen of Latin Pop commandeered a conference room all day Tuesday at the Recording Industry Association of America’s downtown office to rehearse her band for their performance at a congressional spouses’ lunch. And it got loud. “It’s been a real pleasant distraction,” a dazed staffer told us. “Though the folks at the other end of our conference calls haven’t quite understood the loud conga drums.”

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