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Tiny Desk Concerts

Miguel

Performing at the NPR Music offices, Miguel strips his highly produced hits down to their bones.

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Tiny Desk Concerts

The Polyphonic Spree

The sprawling group, 17 strong, squeezes behind Bob Boilen's desk for a special holiday performance.

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Tiny Desk Concerts

Alt-J

The Mercury Prize-winning band plays angular, poetic, inventive music that takes unexpected turns.

The front line of The Cookers. L-R: Billy Harper, David Weiss, Eddie Henderson, Craig Handy. John Rogers for NPR/johnrogersnyc.com hide caption

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The Checkout: Live

The Cookers: Live In Concert WBGO-FM

An all-star band of heavyweight hard-bop masters lift off in loose assembly.