Concerts Performances from today's top artists, filmed at venues and festivals across the country.

Superorganism performs a Tiny Desk Concert on April 3, 2018 (Jenna Sterner/NPR). Jenna Sterner/NPR hide caption

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Superorganism

The multinational band of theatrically fun and talented musicians in Superorganism mix melody and mischievous with almost Seussian folly.

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Logan Richardson

Hear a triumphant fusion of jazz, rock and blues that moves with momentum and fresh anticipation. Logan Richardson plays with a lyrical intensity that is both focused and free.

Willie Pickens On Piano Jazz

Chicago jazz mainstay Willie Pickens died this past December at age 86. Revisit his performance with McPartland in this 1997 episode of Piano Jazz.

Willie Pickens On Piano Jazz

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John Moreland performs a Tiny Desk Concert on March 27, 2018 (Morgan Noelle Smith/NPR). Morgan Noelle Smith/NPR hide caption

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John Moreland

When you hear John Moreland's sweet voice, it's hard to believe he spent years singing in punk, metal-core and hardcore bands. He plays acoustic guitar now, but his songs are still full of passion.

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Sam Baker On Mountain Stage

During the Austin songwriter's second appearance on Mountain Stage, he performs a career-spanning set.

Sam Baker On Mountain Stage

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O.C.

The veteran Brooklyn rapper was an underground star during hip-hop's golden era. At the Tiny Desk, O.C. made it clear that he hasn't lost his edge.

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The Breeders

The Breeders' dreamy scuzz sounds wiser and more frazzled at the Tiny Desk, featuring the same lineup behind the band's breakout, 1993 album Last Splash.

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Cleo Brown On Piano Jazz

Cleo Brown makes a rare appearance to perform her greatest hit, "Pinetop's Boogie-Woogie," and to recall the style's heyday in the 1930s.

Cleo Brown On Piano Jazz

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Jorge Drexer performs a Tiny Desk Concert on February 14, 2018 (Eslah Attar/NPR). Eslah Attar/NPR hide caption

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Jorge Drexler

The Uruguayan singer-songwriter is one of the finest lyricists operating today. Watch his stunning performance behind the Tiny Desk.

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Alison Krauss & Union Station On Mountain Stage

Listen to this retrospective, in which the bluegrass legend performs cuts from Lonely Runs Both Ways with her iconic band during a 2005 appearance.

Alison Krauss & Union Station On Mountain Stage

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The 2018 NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert

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Dianne Reeves, Pat Metheny, Joanne Brackeen and Todd Barkan are recipients of the 2018 Jazz Masters award — the highest honor the U.S. gives to a jazz musician or advocate.

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Tyler Childers

Tyler Childers writes songs about hard lives and hard love with direct heart and a soulful Kentucky drawl.

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Lara Bello

Flamenco, jazz and classical share the stage in this Tiny Desk from one of our favorite Spanish composers.

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Rhye

See the band perform a rare evening Tiny Desk concert, illuminated by flickering lights

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Nicholas Payton On Piano Jazz

The trumpet prodigy learned how to improv from fellow New Orleans native Wynton Marsalis. Payton was only in his 20s when he visited with McPartland for this 1998 episode.

Nicholas Payton On Piano Jazz

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