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From left to right: Quianna Lynell, Jeremy Bosch and trio Duchess. Eye Wander; Fer Casillas; Shervin Lainez/Courtesy of the Artists hide caption

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Take Three: Three Different Styles of Jazz Vocalists

WBGO and Jazz At Lincoln Center

Jazz Night in America offers a three-artist sampler of vocalists. Get introduced to the gospel roots of Quiana Lynell, the salsa stylings of Jeremy Bosch and the harmonizing trio Duchess.

Take Three: Three Different Styles of Jazz Vocalists

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Rio Mira

Rio Mira's music celebrates life along the river that separates Ecuador and Colombia: soft breezes, loving friends, the embrace of Africa and lots of festejando!

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Y La Bamba

Y La Bamba returns for its second Tiny Desk performance with a revised musical vision.

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iLe

The Calle 13 veteran, fresh off her appearance at demonstrations in Puerto Rico, performs three songs that rage with revolutionary intensity.

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Watch Helado Negro Perform 'Pais Nublado' Live In The Studio

KCRW

Helado Negro seamlessly mixes psych-pop and Latin folk, bouncing between English and Spanish on his excellent album This Is How You Smile. Watch a highlight from his recent MBE session "Pais Nublado."

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LADAMA

The group unites sounds from Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela, with a dash of New York City thrown in.

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Andrea Cruz

The singer from Puerto Rico is part of a movement on the island that emphasizes largely acoustic instruments and a folk-based approach to interpreting life before and after the hurricane of 2017.

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Alejandro Escovedo

The veteran rocker and a backup band from Italy play songs from their album The Crossing, chronicling an American Dream of rock and roll and Beat poetry.

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The Pedrito Martinez Group

The Afro-Cuban percussionist mesmerizes with his almost otherworldly talent on congas.

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Lau Noah

There's a magical aura that surrounds Lau Noah as she sits behind the Tiny Desk and unspools thought-provoking story-songs.