Suraya Mohamed appears in the following:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.