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Tiny Desk

Anna Calvi

Calvi plays songs from her self-titled debut in this powerful performance at the NPR Music offices.

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Tiny Desk

Glenn Jones

Watch the masterful folk guitarist perform a lovely instrumental set at the NPR Music offices.

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Exitmusic: A Ghostly, Brooding Soundtrack

KEXP

Aleksa Palladino may play a soft-spoken character on TV, but her music is passionate and dark.

The Vijay Iyer Trio performs at Le Poisson Rouge for the NYC Winter Jazzfest on Saturday, Jan. 7. John Rogers for NPR/johnrogersnyc.com hide caption

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Public Radio Jazz Live

Vijay Iyer Trio: Live In Concert

Full of stutter steps and snare claps, the band turns new lenses on jazz's big-picture history.