Vijay Iyer Trio performs a Tiny Desk Concert on April 20, 2015. Olivia Merrion/NPR hide caption

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Vijay Iyer Trio

Iyer's working band transforms selections from throughout the pianist's deep and varied catalog.

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José González

This soft-spoken Swedish singer left an imprint at the Tiny Desk that was gentle and long lasting.

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DakhaBrakha

The Ukrainian acoustic quartet's music encompasses sounds and rhythms from around the world.

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Jessie Ware

The young English singer brings warmth to electronic music and a swooning quality to her own pop.

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Rosa Díaz

The singer's lyrics reflect deeply felt emotions in this performance with cellist Daniel de Jesus.

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Chadwick Stokes

Stokes' songs feel familiar; they're old friends before you're done hearing them for the first time.

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Beach Slang

James Snyder's euphoric punk anthems become raw and uplifting confessionals in this acoustic set.