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Jimmy Cliff performs live on KCRW.

Watch KCRW Presents: Jimmy Cliff KCRW

July 24, 2012 – Watch the reggae legend perform his new song "One More" live at KCRW's studios in Santa Monica. KCRW

Souad Massi performs a Tiny Desk Concert at NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C., on June 29, 2012.

Watch Souad Massi: Tiny Desk Concert

July 15, 2012 – A soulful yet steely singer-songwriter from Algeria charts her own course in these four songs.


Sauti Sol performs for a Field Recording on the Pfluger Pedestrian Bridge in Austin, Texas, during SXSW 2012

Watch A Morning Walk With Sauti Sol

May 30, 2012 – The Afro-fusion quartet from Nairobi greets the Austin morning with a version of "Love or Leave."

Debo Band performs in Austin, Texas, during South by Southwest.

Watch Debo Band: Ethiopian Funk On A Muggy Afternoon

May 16, 2012 – Debo Band gives a rousing performance at Joe's Crab Shack in Austin during South by Southwest 2012.

The Soweto Gospel Choir performs a Tiny Desk Concert on February 14, 2011.

Watch Soweto Gospel Choir: Tiny Desk Concert

April 16, 2012 – The group fuses the music of many Christian cultures, with nods to African songs of celebration.


Afro-Peruvian band Novalima performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Jan. 12, 2012.

Watch Novalima: Tiny Desk Concert

April 12, 2012 – At the NPR offices, the band plays in a lean, funky configuration that gets the room grooving along.


Amadou and Mariam perform at Shrine World Music Venue in Harlem, New York City.

Watch Amadou And Mariam: Finding Mali In Harlem

April 11, 2012 – Mali's breakout superstars perform an acoustic version of "Wily Kataso" at The Shrine in Harlem.

Kayhan Kalhor performs a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices in Washington D.C., on January 30, 2012.

Watch Kayhan Kalhor: Tiny Desk Concert

March 24, 2012 – A soulful master musician from Iran, Kalhor performs a beautiful improvisation at the NPR offices.


Joan Soriano performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Monday, September 26, 2011.

Watch Joan Soriano: Tiny Desk Concert

February 16, 2012 – "The Duke of Bachata" gives a raw but beautiful interpretation of bachata at the NPR Music offices.


Davila 666 live at KEXP.

Watch Davila 666's Gritty 'Ciudad' KEXP

February 14, 2012 – The Puerto Rican garage-rockers kick out the jams with 'Ciudad,' a gritty ode to San Juan. KEXP

Red Baraat performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Feb. 3, 2012.

Watch Red Baraat: Tiny Desk Concert

February 14, 2012 – The dance-friendly, India-inspired funk group performs a high-energy set at the NPR Music offices.


The Creole Choir of Cuba plays a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices on October 18, 2011.

Watch The Creole Choir Of Cuba: Tiny Desk Concert

February 6, 2012 – The group has revitalized a long-lost culture through music performed entirely in Haitian Creole.


Tinariwen plays a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices on November 15, 2011.

Watch Tinariwen: Tiny Desk Concert

January 5, 2012 – Even in a stripped-down acoustic set, Tinariwen's trance-inducing desert music doesn't disappoint.


Maria Volonte performs a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices.

Watch Maria Volonte: Tiny Desk Concert

December 27, 2011 – The Argentine singer blends tango, Latin blues and the traditional music of Brazil and Peru.


I-Wayne performs a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices on October 13, 2011.

Watch I Wayne: Tiny Desk Concert

December 12, 2011 – As the cameras rolled, the reggae star came to life, showcasing his smooth voice and vibrant energy.


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