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

Gallant performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Jan. 10, 2017. (Claire Harbage/NPR) Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Gallant

The rising R&B star performs three falsetto-drenched highlights from his 2016 debut, Ology — including "Bourbon," which features a guest rap from Chance The Rapper collaborator Saba.

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Miramar

Watch the Virginia band sweep the NPR crowd off its feet with a collection of exquisite boleros by Puerto Rican composer Sylvia Rexach.

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Marilyn Maye: The Queen Of Cabaret

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The 88-year-old singer and actress is a living legend. She's performed with artists like Count Basie and Charlie Parker, and appeared on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson an unprecedented 76 times.

Marilyn Maye: The Queen Of Cabaret

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BADBADNOTGOOD performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Jan. 4, 2017. (Claire Harbage/NPR) Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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BADBADNOTGOOD

The jazz band, known for its soulful interpretations of songs by Nas and Ol' Dirty Bastard, plays its own new material live in the NPR Music offices.

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Lila Downs

With a voice that borrows heavily from opera, Downs performs the kind of full-throated mariachi singing that would fit right in at Mexico City's Garibaldi Square — ground zero for mariachi.

Donny McCaslin performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Nov. 28, 2016. (Raquel Zaldivar/NPR) Raquel Zaldivar/NPR hide caption

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Donny McCaslin

Hear McCaslin, the saxophonist and bandleader whose group backed David Bowie on Blackstar, near the anniversary of that album's release. Selections include an instrumental take on Bowie's "Lazarus."

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Declan McKenna

Hear the spirited young singer-songwriter take on religion, poverty and politics, armed with just a guitar and some unrelenting hooks.

The Fred Hersch Trio performs at Blue Note Beijing on Oct. 28, 2016. Zhang Dongdong hide caption

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Ring In The New Year With Jazz

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Celebrate the New Year from Blue Note venues around the world. The lineup includes The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Joshua Redman and Brad Meldau, Fred Hersch, Ron Carter, Buika and Dee Dee Bridgewater.

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Looking Back To Move Forward: Celebrating Jazz Artists We Lost in 2016

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Jazz lost great players in 2016, including Paul Bley, Gato Barbieri and three musicians we're profiling — vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson, harmonica player Toots Thielemans and bassist Victor Bailey.

Looking Back To Move Forward: Celebrating Jazz Artists We Lost in 2016

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Watch Bon Iver Perform Live In A Brooklyn Warehouse

Watch Bon Iver play a full concert, including songs from 22, A Million, at Pioneer Works, a cavernous warehouse in Brooklyn, N.Y.

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The Oh Hellos: Holiday Tiny Desk Concert

The nine-piece, family-centered band returns to the NPR Music offices to fill the air with fake snow and real joy.

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The Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra Swings In The Holidays

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No stories, no interviews — just good jazz. Listen as Wynton Marsalis leads the orchestra through new arrangements of holiday classics.

The Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra Swings In The Holidays

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Bill Charlap, Willie Pickens, Renee Rosnes and Bethany Pickens performed at the Kennedy Center in Washington for the annual public radio special A Jazz Piano Christmas. Jati Lindsey/Courtesy of the Kennedy Center hide caption

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A Jazz Piano Christmas 2016

Father-daughter duo Willie and Bethany Pickens, along with husband-wife duo Bill Charlap and Renee Rosnes, played holiday favorites live at the Kennedy Center in Washington Dec. 10.

A Jazz Piano Christmas 2016

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