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CALLmeKAT

As CALLmeKAT, Katrine Ottosen produces airy, synth-infused pop that pairs melancholy sentiment with sparse melodies. Watch the singer perform a hauntingly beautiful Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices.

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James Vincent McMorrow

The Irish songwriter has one of the most arresting voices of any young singer you're likely to hear this year. See McMorrow give an intimate acoustic performance at the NPR Music offices.

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Other Lives

The Oklahoma band's droning minor-key hymns were seemingly made for wide-open spaces and big skies. The group brings that spirit to the Tiny Desk for a spacious but intimate performance at the NPR Music offices.

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Gaby Moreno

Moreno's breathtaking voice is passionate and stylistically malleable, as she glides back and forth easily between bossa nova and bluesy rock. Moreno sings three songs from her newest album, Illustrated Songs, at the NPR Music offices.

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Paul Jacobs

Watch the miraculous hands (and feet) of the Grammy-winning organist in an all-Bach performance.

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Noah And The Whale

A few years ago, Noah and the Whale would have seemed like the last band to bring a drum machine to a Tiny Desk Concert. But here, the London band plugs in — and sweet simplicity still reigns.

Ravi Coltrane performs with his quartet, including Luis Perdomo (left) and Drew Gress (on bass) on the Harbor Stage during the Newport Jazz Festival. Erik Jacobs for NPR hide caption

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Ravi Coltrane Quartet, Live At Newport

WBGO

Hear a new set of repertoire played at Newport by the tenor saxophonist who blazes his own trail.

Ravi Coltrane Quartet: Newport Jazz 2011

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Ambrose Akinmusire Quintet, Live At Newport

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Hear the quintet, among the most sought-after players of their generation, play at Newport.

Ambrose Akinmusire Quintet: Newport Jazz 2011

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Avishai Cohen's Triveni With Anat Cohen, Live At Newport

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Hear the fervently imaginative trumpeter perform at Newport with his trio and special guests.

Avishai Cohen's Triveni With Anat Cohen: Newport Jazz 2011

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Morning Teleportation: Upbeat And Improvisational

Oregon Public Broadcasting

Listen to the Portland rock ensemble play an unpredictable set for Oregon Public Broadcasting.

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Amanda Shires

Maybe it's the quiver in her voice or the poetry in her spare writing, but there's a magnetic pull that draws fans into the songs and stories of Amanda Shires. Watch the singer and fiddler bring her charming music to the NPR Music offices.

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They Might Be Giants

A glance into the crowd assembled for the show in the NPR Music offices reveals just how far-reaching They Might Be Giants' appeal has become. Watch the band perform two of its brand-new songs, as well as "Fingertips," a classic 1992 chestnut.