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  1. Max Richter: Tiny Desk Concert
    The eclectic composer joins members of the ACME ensemble for some of his most affecting music, which moves the audience to tears. More....
  2. Wale: Tiny Desk Concert
    The Washington D.C. rapper gives a charismatic performance full of humor, heart and plenty grooves, for the Tiny Desk Fest. More....
  3. Yola: Tiny Desk Concert
    The singer who once sang for Massive Attack and sampled by Iggy Azalea and The Chemical Brothers, is front-and-center at the Tiny Desk. More....
  4. Joyce DiDonato: Tiny Desk Concert
    Watch the celebrated opera star deconstruct old Italian love songs with her signature flair, backed by a crack jazz ensemble. More....
  5. Jordan Rakei: Tiny Desk Concert
    Despite some unexpected gear problems, the soulful R&B artist and his band locked-in and played a phenomenal set behind the Tiny Desk. More....
  6. Brownout: Tiny Desk Concert
    The Austin, Texas band brought old-school R&B horns, bongos and deep grooves to the Tiny Desk. More....
  7. Bridget Kibbey: Tiny Desk Concert
    The irrepressible harpist proves that the instrument can be as tempestuous as a tango, as complex as a Bach fugue and sing as serenely as a church choir. More....
  8. Jon Batiste: Tiny Desk Concert
    Jon Batiste's Tiny Desk Concert was published prematurely. The new publication date is March 2020. More....
  9. Daniel Norgren: Tiny Desk Concert
    The Swedish singer sways and writhes as he and his band create a dream state calming enough to slow the day's hectic pace to a crawl. Take a seat on a comfy couch and have a listen. More....
  10. Spanglish Fly: Tiny Desk Concert
    Spanglish Fly is one of the pioneers of the boogaloo revival scene happening on the East Coast. For about sixteen minutes, they turned the NPR Music offices into the hottest Latin dance club in D.C. More....