Monsieur Periné: Tiny Desk Concert The Colombian band channels an unlikely inspiration: 1920s-era, guitar-driven jazz from the U.S. Watch Monsieur Periné perform three songs in the NPR Music offices.

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Monsieur Periné

Monsieur Periné hails from Colombia, a country known for its Afro-Colombian cumbia, as well as New York-style salsa. Instead, however, the band has embraced 1920s-era, guitar-driven jazz from the U.S. The unlikely inspiration has resulted in a large and international following, as well as a Latin Grammy not too long ago: Monsieur Periné was named 2015's Best New Artist.

Words don't do this band justice. Play the video and discover Monsieur Periné's magic for yourself.

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Set List

  • "Nuestra Canción"
  • "Sabor A Mi"
  • "La Muerte"

Credits

Producers: Felix Contreras, Niki Walker; Audio Engineer: Josh Rogosin; Videographers: Niki Walker, Colin Marshall, Kara Frame; Production Assistant: Jackson Sinnenberg; Photo: Brandon Chew/NPR.

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