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

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Adia Victoria

Performing at the NPR Music offices, Adia Victoria's voice is powerful and direct, with no artifice. Here, she performs "Heathen," plus two songs from her debut album, Beyond The Bloodhounds.

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Charles Lloyd & Jason Moran

In performance together, the venerated saxophonist and the ubiquitous pianist perform three tunes that draw from their past while still looking to the future.

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Mashrou' Leila

A rock band from Beirut gives a stunning performance, with songs that mix hedonism and heady, hyper-literate lyrics.

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Brandy Clark

The country singer-songwriter has a rare gift for making any room feel warmly human. Watch Brandy Clark perform three songs from her new album, Big Day In A Small Town.

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Alessio Bax

In time for Father's Day, watch the celebrated pianist play lullabies by Bach and Brahms for his 22-month-old daughter, who nearly steals the show.

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Chick Corea & Gary Burton

The two highly decorated jazz legends could barely fit their instruments behind the Tiny Desk. But once they did, their unique musical chemistry took over.

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Weaves

The Toronto band displays an eagerness to try on new sounds while always remaining playful and quirky — sometimes loud, sometimes gentle and always a trip.

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Sam Beam & Jesca Hoop

In what may have been the most comfortable day in the history of NPR Music, Iron & Wine's frontman performs three songs with the charming, inventive singer Jesca Hoop.

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Barry Douglas

Watch the award-winning Irish pianist play his own arrangements of traditional songs from the homeland, including a haunting rendition of "My Lagan Love."

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Andrew Bird

For this performance of three new songs, Bird comes with a stripped-down acoustic band: just drums, upright bass and acoustic guitar, with Bird himself on violin.

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Carrie Rodriguez

On her new album Lola, Rodriguez's bi-cultural life blossoms into a spectacular collection of stories and songs, several of which she performs in this Tiny Desk concert with guitarist Luke Jacobs.

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Robert Ellis

Robert Ellis somehow finds wide-eyed wonder in heartbreak. He and guitarist Kelly Doyle play stripped-down yet thoughtfully busy arrangements from his ambitious country record.

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Andy Shauf

The Saskatchewan singer-songwriter visits the NPR Music offices to perform three quietly affecting songs, two of them from his new album The Party.

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Steve Kimock

The veteran jam-rock guitarist's dedication to his instrument is matched only by his imagination. There's joy in hearing Kimock play acoustically, with no filter between his ideas and his fingers.

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Daymé Arocena

The Cuban singer's music is fueled by surprisingly mature songwriting (she's only 24), as well as an irrepressible personality that projects warmth, fun and a million-watt smile.