Suraya Mohamed appears in the following:
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
The jazz singer, who used to be into radical feminist punk, now composes and sings beautiful jazz ballads.
Thursday, September 06, 2018
The pianist merges jazz and poetry together to make a multi-movement work that explores themes of the human condition.
Friday, August 17, 2018
Drummers usually make sure beats don't speed up or slow down. But drummer Allison Miller does more than keep time. Watch a demonstration of her unique style of playing called melodic drumming.
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
2018 NPR Slingshot artist Dermot Kennedy shares an intimately curated playlist he created for late nights on the tour bus.
Friday, May 04, 2018
Jason Moran sat down with the NEA Jazz Masters to talk about their careers and listen to music that played important roles in their lives.
Monday, April 23, 2018
Hear a triumphant fusion of jazz, rock and blues that moves with momentum and fresh anticipation. Logan Richardson plays with a lyrical intensity that is both focused and free.
Monday, April 02, 2018
Bridgewater connects with her roots, her birthplace and the town she's loved all her life, with a set of songs from Memphis.
Friday, July 28, 2017
Watch Earl St. Clair tell a personal story of redemption and fortitude with his raw and soulful style of R&B.
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Rare Essence has been bringing go-go to the world since 1976 — the group brought that pedigree, and the genre's massive meld of funk, rhythm and blues and soul, to this raucous hometown Tiny Desk.
Monday, June 26, 2017
Artistic legacy, evolution and studied ease coalesced at this Tiny Desk Concert, with Coltrane offering four interpretations of his and others' works.
Thursday, May 18, 2017
The Incognito vocalist performs covers of her favorite songs, including Luther Vandross' "Because It's Really Love," Natalie Cole's "Inseparable" and more.
Friday, May 05, 2017
The bi-racial rapper embodies humanity and race in his latest LP.
Friday, April 14, 2017
The NPR Music staff spent Friday morning listening to the rapper's new album. Here are eight reactions to what will likely go down as one of the best albums of 2017.
Monday, February 27, 2017
The trio joins up with trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith for a jazz-rock track that reverberates with moments of victory.
Monday, January 30, 2017
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.
Friday, December 30, 2016
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.
Friday, December 23, 2016
Hear holiday stories from authors Lia Pripstein, Elisa Albert, Ellen Orleans and R.L. Maizes.
Friday, December 16, 2016
No stories, no interviews — just good jazz. Listen as Wynton Marsalis leads the orchestra through new arrangements of holiday classics.
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Watch the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra present swinging and soulful arrangements of favorite seasonal songs with Wynton Marsalis and a special guest, singer Catherine Russell.
Friday, December 09, 2016
Palmieri's classic Latin funk album remains relevant 45 years later. This performance shows why.