Tiny Desk Intimate concerts, recorded live at the desk of All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen.
Tiny Desk

Tiny Desk

Intimate video performances, recorded live at the desk of All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen

Masta Ace performs a Tiny Desk Concert on February 15, 2018 (Eslah Attar/NPR). Eslah Attar/NPR hide caption

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Masta Ace

The Juice Crew legend brought his biggest hit, "Born To Roll," and a heartfelt recollection of his personal journey to the Tiny Desk.

I'm With Her performs a Tiny Desk Concert on February 23, 2018 (Eslah Attar/NPR). Eslah Attar/NPR hide caption

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I'm With Her

Aoife O'Donovan, Sarah Jarosz and Sara Watkins are bound by a love for bluegrass, chamber music, jazz, storytelling and singing.

Jenny and the Mexicats performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Feb. 28, 2018 (Jenna Sterner/NPR). Jenna Sterner/NPR hide caption

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Jenny And The Mexicats

Sometimes frenetic, sometimes slow and luxurious, the grooves the band creates are the perfect cushion for Jenny Ball's impassioned singing and engaging stage presence.

VÄSEN performs a Tiny Desk Concert on March 5, 2018 (Eslah Attar/NPR). Eslah Attar/NPR hide caption

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Väsen

The Swedish trio brought a 30-string sonic blast to the Tiny Desk, performing on 12-string guitar, viola and the nyckelharpa (a fiddle with keys — think 15th century keytar).

Cornelius performs a Tiny Desk Concert on March 6, 2018 (Jenna Sterner/NPR). Jenna Sterner/NPR hide caption

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Cornelius

Cornelius' Keigo Oyamada deconstructs and reassembles music like it's a neon cubist-pop sculpture. On a rare U.S. tour, the Japanese band brought its complex cool to the Tiny Desk.

Raul Midón performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Feb. 2, 2018 (Jenna Sterner/NPR). Jenna Sterner/NPR hide caption

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Raul Midón

Raul Midón brought nothing but a guitar and his voice to an extended Tiny Desk set of dense, breathtaking jazz and soul textures.

John Prine performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Nov. 9, 2017 (Christina Ascani/NPR). Christina Ascani/NPR hide caption

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John Prine

For more than 45 years, the legendary John Prine has written some of the most powerful lyrics in the American music canon. He brings some of his best to this unforgettable Tiny Desk performance.

Kuinka performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Jan. 25, 2018 (Jenna Sterner/NPR). Jenna Sterner/NPR hide caption

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Kuinka

Each year we get thousands of submissions for our annual Tiny Desk contest. Seattle's Kuinka was one of last year's entrants. While they didn't win, we loved them so much we invited them to come play.

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Alex Clare

Clare's songs ask listeners to probe their own emotions through the lens of life's bigger pictures. His visit to Bob Boilen's desk is the perfect setting to bask in the power of his voice.

Big K.R.I.T. performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Feb. 8, 2018 (Jenna Sterner/NPR). Jenna Sterner/NPR hide caption

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Big K.R.I.T.

The Mississippi rapper paid homage to his grandmother and performed songs from his new album 4eva Is a Mighty Long Time.

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Anna Meredith

Out of nearly 700 performances at the Tiny Desk over the past decade, this one by British composer Anna Meredith is one of the most exhilarating.

Roy Ayers performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Jan. 24, 2018 (Jenna Sterner/NPR). Jenna Sterner/NPR hide caption

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Roy Ayers

Watch the 77-year-old jazz-funk icon perform "Everybody Loves The Sunshine" (and more) at the Tiny Desk.

Lee Ann Womack performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Jan. 15, 2018 (Claire Harbage/NPR). Claire Harbarge/NPR hide caption

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Lee Ann Womack

The Nashville star brought some good old country music stories to the Tiny Desk.

Vagabon performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Jan. 31, 2018 (Jenna Sterner/NPR). Jenna Sterner/NPR hide caption

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Vagabon

Laetitia Tamko, the artist known as Vagabon, is a 25-year-old, Cameroon-born musician with a big, tenor voice just bursting with new musical ideas.

August Green performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Feb. 12, 2018 (Eslah Attar/NPR). Eslah Attar/NPR hide caption

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Common Welcomes Brandy, Andra Day To Special Tiny Desk Concert

August Greene, Common's new trio with Robert Glasper and Karriem Riggins, brought some special guest vocalists to the Tiny Desk.