Streams

 

Concerts

Diego El Cigala: Tiny Desk Concert

Friday, May 01, 2015

See a singer called "the Sinatra of flamenco," a musical game changer whose expressive style draws on jazz and a range of other genres.

Comment

Punch Brothers, 'Familiarity'

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

The venturesome band takes you on a journey with a three-part song performed at Boston's House of Blues.

Comment

José González: Tiny Desk Concert

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Performing his first new solo songs in seven years, this soft-spoken Swedish singer left an imprint at the Tiny Desk that was gentle and long lasting.

Comment

KCRW Presents: My Morning Jacket, Live In Concert

Monday, April 27, 2015

Watch Jim James and his band perform The Waterfall live during a special First Listen Live concert from Mack Sennett Studios in Los Angeles, presented by KCRW.

Comment

DakhaBrakha: Tiny Desk Concert

Saturday, April 25, 2015

An acoustic quartet from Kiev, Ukraine whose music encompasses rhythms and sounds from around the world, while remaining joyfully unique. Plus, they wear amazing hats.

Comment

Kamasi Washington's 'The Epic' In Concert

Friday, April 24, 2015

The music of the saxophonist's three-CD, nearly three-hour work comes to life in its full glory, assisted by his long-time working band, a choir, strings and plenty of special guests.

Comment

The Bad Plus Joshua Redman At Detroit Jazz Festival

Friday, April 24, 2015

Both the saxophonist and the collaborative trio are among the most celebrated and thoughtful jazz acts of the last couple decades. Their new quartet together remakes each others' tunes.

Comment

Celebrating Joe Temperley In Concert

Friday, April 24, 2015

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra salutes its Scottish baritone saxophonist and elder statesman with a program of his favorite Ellingtonia and a new concerto by Wynton Marsalis.

Comment

Vijay Iyer Trio At Metropolitan Museum Of Art

Friday, April 24, 2015

A piano trio that's made an art of collective rhythmic risk-taking plays Iyer's distinctive compositions and those of his disruptive heroes, with the backdrop of an Egyptian temple.

Comment

Akua Dixon At Central Brooklyn Jazz Festival

Friday, April 24, 2015

The multi-talented cellist leads her string ensemble in concert from the African-American neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant, featuring her two children on voice and drums.

Comment

Simón Bolívar Big Band Jazz In Concert

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

The flagship jazz band of Venezuelan youth music education program El Sistema presents both American jazz masters and Venezuelan composer. It performs at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City.

Comment

Jessie Ware: Tiny Desk Concert

Monday, April 20, 2015

Ware's singing brings warmth to electronic music and a swooning quality to her own pop, so it's no surprise that her visit to the Tiny Desk was filled with casual poise and spontaneity.

Comment

Carnegie Hall Live: Jordi Savall And Le Concert Des Nations

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Hear a consummate master of early music, conductor and viola da gamba player Jordi Savall, lead his ensemble Le Concert des Nations in an exhilarating array of 17th- and 18th-century French music.

Comment

Live Monday: KCRW Presents Alabama Shakes, In Concert

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Watch Brittany Howard and her crew perform songs from its new album, Sound & Color, during a live video webcast on Monday, April 20, at 10pm ET/7pm PT.

Comment

Shamir, Live In Concert: SXSW 2015

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Sporting a Yo Gabba Gabba T-shirt, Shamir clearly came to have a blast at our SXSW showcase. Watch him perform three songs from his upcoming album, Ratchet.

Comment

Home Cooking: The Philadelphia Jazz Organ Tradition In Concert

Thursday, April 09, 2015

It was in Philly where Jimmy Smith first took a church instrument and made it swing. Years later, the city's jazz community gathers to salute its many soulful pioneers of the Hammond B-3 organ.

Comment

Loretta Lynn, Live At The 2014 Americana Music Awards

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

As spirited as ever, Lynn gives a seemingly effortless performance of "Coal Miner's Daughter."

Comment

Rodney Crowell, Live At The 2014 Americana Music Awards

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Accompanied by Ry Cooder's guitar, Crowell offers up a tender take on "God I'm Missing You."

Comment

Parker Millsap, Live At The 2014 Americana Music Awards

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

The Oklahoma singer preaches "Truck Stop Gospel" live at the Ryman Auditorium, Nashville's "Mother Church of Country Music."

Comment

Hurray For The Riff Raff, Live At The 2014 Americana Music Awards

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Alynda Lee Segarra's performance of "The Body Electric" is as impassioned as the narrative the song conveys.

Comment