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Angel Olsen performs "Give It Up" in the Fordham University Church. Mito Habe-Evans/NPR hide caption

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Watch Angel Olsen Perform In A Bronx Church

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The singer and guitarist plays the earthly song "Give It Up" at the Fordham University Church.

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Watch Steve Gunn Play On An Abandoned Railroad Track

The wandering Americana guitarist brings new songs to a forgotten New York relic.

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Watch Local Natives Play On A Dock Off The East River

Watch the California band play "Fountain Of Youth" on an overcast summer evening in Brooklyn.

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Watch Dua Lipa Perform 'Thinking Bout You' On A Balcony In New York City

A day after performing "Hotter Than Hell" on The Tonight Show, the European pop star performed another one of her songs for a much smaller audience: our Noteworthy video crew.

Lawrence Brownlee performs with pianist Jason Moran in the active crypt below the historic Church of the Intercession in Harlem. NPR hide caption

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Singing For Life In A Crypt In Harlem

Opera singer Lawrence Brownlee joins jazz pianist Jason Moran in an old spiritual.

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Feel The Power Of Living History With Two Gospel Quartets

Watch The McCrary Sisters and The Fairfield Four perform "Rock My Soul" together in Texas.

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Take A Sunset Cruise With Mac DeMarco

With just a keyboard and a microphone, the singer performs his song "No Other Heart" on a rowboat.

Members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra play an Exquisite Corpse at Woodlawn Cemetery as part of Make Music New York on June 21, 2015. Polina Yamshchikov/NPR hide caption

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Jazz Night In America: Video Episodes And Shorts

Jazz Lives At Duke Ellington's Resting Place

WBGO and Jazz At Lincoln Center

See young jazz musicians honor their elders at a cemetery that's more like a hall of fame.

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History Runs Through Daniel Bachman's Guitar

The acoustic guitarist's "Song For The Setting Sun II" boldly leaps around a room in Stratford Hall.

Apanhador Só: Musical Magic With A Trunkload Of Toys

In a performance of "Prédio," the Brazilian band coaxes beautiful sounds from a children's bicycle.