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Alejandro Escovedo performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Jan. 16, 2019 (Claire Harbage/NPR). Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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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.

Pedrito Martinez performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Jan. 16, 2019 (Amr Alfiky/NPR). Amr Alfiky/NPR hide caption

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The Pedrito Martinez Group

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

Lau Noah performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Jan. 10, 2019 (Amr Alfiky/NPR). Amr Alfiky/NPR hide caption

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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.

Miguel Zenón feat. Spektral Quartet performs a Tiny Desk on Nov. 6, 2018 (Heather Kim/NPR). Heather Kim/NPR hide caption

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Miguel Zenón feat. Spektral Quartet

The saxophonist is a big thinker whose mesmerizing compositions chronicle the music of his native Puerto Rico with the help of an adventurous jazz quartet.

Harold Lopez-Nussa Trio performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Nov. 15, 2018 (Cameron Pollack/NPR). Cameron Pollack/NPR hide caption

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Harold López-Nussa Trio

Cuban pianist Harold López-Nussa, along with his brother Ruy on drums and bassist Gaston Joya, deliver a set of danceable jazz explorations rooted in Afro-Cuban musical traditions to the Tiny Desk.

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Watch Café Tacvba Perform "Enamorada" Live In The Studio

Watch Latin alt-rock band Café Tacvba take on the KCRW studio with its signature energy and charm.

Linker E Os Caramelows perform a Tiny Desk Concert on Sept. 10, 2018. Emily Bogle/NPR hide caption

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Liniker e os Caramelows

Liniker e os Caramelows are from Brazil but steeped in the tradition of soul from here in the U.S. Watching this performance is to witness a spell being cast, note-by-note.

The Alfredo Rodriguez Trio performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Sept. 18, 2018 (Cameron Pollack/NPR). Cameron Pollack/NPR hide caption

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Alfredo Rodríguez

The Cuban pianist thrilled the NPR office with an intense performance that was as melodic as it was rhythmic.

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Café Tacvba

The pioneering Mexican band recreates the adventurous musical energy of their massive stadium shows behind Bob Boilen's desk.

Yissy García & Bandancha perform a Tiny Desk Concert May 10, 2018 (Eslah Attar/NPR). Eslah Attar/NPR hide caption

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Yissy García & Bandancha

Come for one of Havana's most talented acts. Stay for García's incredible mohawk.