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Playing Music Together Online Is Not As Simple As It Seems

For musicians who want to play together while following social distancing guidelines, the solution goes beyond a Zoom call. Pianist Dan Tepfer leads us down the technological rabbit hole.

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Tom Misch And Yussef Dayes (Home) Concert

This Tiny Desk quarantine concert features a guest appearance from guitarist John Mayer.

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Jacob Collier (Home) Concert

Watch four different Jacob Colliers perform simultaneously in the same studio in this unprecedented Tiny Desk quarantine concert.

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Premiere: Watch Jazzmeia Horn's Final Live Performance Before The Pandemic

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Join us to watch jazz vocalist and songwriter Jazzmeia Horn give her last in-person concert before the pandemic shuttered music venues in March 2020.

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Fabiano Do Nascimento (Home) Concert

The Brazilian-born guitarist performs a peace-inducing concert from his home in Los Angeles.

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The Law Police Used To Discriminate Against Musicians Of Color

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The New York Police Department kept musicians of color from the stage for almost three decades by revoking their cabaret cards, a license required to perform for pay in nightclubs.

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The Evolution Of Jon Batiste

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Jon Batiste was born for show business. Hear him play an intimate set in New York and on our radio show as we trace his story to his current gig as band leader of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

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Stefon Harris: A Generation's Preeminent Voice Of The Vibraphone

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Vibraphonist Stefon Harris gives us a lesson in empathy on and off the bandstand with his band Blackout.

Stefon Harris: A Generation's Preeminent Voice Of The Vibraphone

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Dezron Douglas And Brandee Younger: Alone Together Duets

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For Jazz Night in America's Alone Together Duets series, harpist Brandee Younger and bassist Dezron Douglas perform "Toilet Paper Romance" from their living room in East Harlem, N.Y.

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Raul Midón (Home) Concert

The jazz singer and guitarist has multiple Grammy nominations to his name. He performed five songs for our Tiny Desk quarantine series.