Suraya Mohamed

Suraya Mohamed appears in the following:

Crate Digging With Christian McBride: The History Of Latin Bass

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Hear the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra in 2006, with four virtuoso bassists: Rubén Rodríguez, Charnett Moffett, the late Andy González, and the mighty Cachao, two years before his death.


GroundUP Family Dinner: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Gregory Porter, Brad Mehldau and Chris Potter all appear in this 18-musician Tiny Desk quarantine concert, organized by Snarky Puppy's Michael League.


Oddisee: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

The rapper convened a live band for his five-song Tiny Desk quarantine concert.


Nubya Garcia: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

One of the British jazz scene's rising stars performs a quarantine concert on the River Thames.


This Is How I Feel: A Playlist By Young Black Listeners

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Music has always been a vital part of protest and social justice. We asked our young Black listeners: Is there one song that's helping you address your feelings right now?


Lianne La Havas: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Tuesday, May 05, 2020

Lianne La Havas plays a Tiny Desk from her cozy London space. Her set includes two songs from her upcoming, self-titled album.


The 5 Best-Dressed Tiny Desk Concerts

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

From gender-bending bling and a sharply-tailored pink suit to orange plaid and a classic black overcoat, these performers classed up the Tiny Desk


Heat Check: Homecoming

Monday, March 09, 2020

Lil Uzi Vert's audible adrenaline, Stove God Cooks' anamorphic flow, Emma-Jean Thackray's jazz shade and Megan Thee Stallion's savage sass. Heat Check doesn't let up.


Terri Lyne Carrington + Social Science: Tiny Desk Concert

Wednesday, March 04, 2020

The veteran jazz drummer is joined by special guests that include producer and percussionist Kassa Overall and actor Malcolm Jamal Warner, for a potent and deeply moving set.


Heat Check: Répéter, Répéter

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Nigerian trap, New York drill, London soul, Chicago dance — this week's Heat Check playlist switches up quick, but keeps the trance consistent.


Heat Check: Going All Out

Monday, February 10, 2020

The slow asphyxiation of heartache. The deep resonance of bravado. Heat Check's playlist returns with Victoria Monét, Denzel Curry and Kayla Steen.


Jonathan Scales Fourchestra: Tiny Desk Concert

Friday, February 07, 2020

Here's a first: Steelpans at the Tiny Desk. It's true. Nearly a thousand performances into the series and the instrument has never been featured, until now.


Jordan Rakei: Tiny Desk Concert

Monday, January 13, 2020

Despite some unexpected gear problems, the soulful R&B artist and his band locked-in and played a phenomenal set behind the Tiny Desk.


Toast Of The Nation 2020: The Jazz Collective Edition

Thursday, December 26, 2019

Jazz Night in America's Christian McBride hosts this special, ringing in the New Year with four hours of jazz from the SFJAZZ Collective, Carlos Henriquez and more.


Leslie Odom Jr.: Tiny Desk Concert

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

The Tony- and Grammy-winning singer, actor, author and Hamilton star performs three songs from Mr, his genre-bending new solo album.


How Ella Fitzgerald Turned Forgotten Lyrics Into One Of Her Best Performances Ever

Friday, September 06, 2019

Ella in Berlin: Mack the Knife is master class in why Fitzgerald is such a legend. Jazz Night In America breaks down the grace under pressure and improvisational skills on display in this performance.


Tasha Cobbs Leonard: Tiny Desk Concert

Monday, June 24, 2019

Tasha Cobbs Leonard is widely regarded as one of the best gospel singers performing today. Her set at the Tiny Desk moved many at the NPR offices to tears.


Karine Polwart Trio: Tiny Desk Concert

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Scottish singer, songwriter and essayist Karine Polwart seldom comes stateside, eschewing air travel to reduce her carbon footprint. But on a rare, recent visit, she stopped in D.C. for a Tiny Desk.


Nicholas Payton Trio: Tiny Desk Concert

Friday, November 02, 2018

After back-to-back performances in South Africa, Argentina, Chile and New York, Payton hit the Tiny Desk, where he dazzled the audience, simultaneously playing his trumpet and a Fender Rhodes.


Cécile McLorin Salvant: Tiny Desk Concert

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

The jazz singer, who used to be into radical feminist punk, now composes and sings beautiful jazz ballads.