Suraya Mohamed

Suraya Mohamed appears in the following:

Stream Logic's New Album, 'Everybody'

Friday, May 05, 2017

The bi-racial rapper embodies humanity and race in his latest LP.


Basking In Sin: Some Initial Thoughts On Kendrick Lamar's 'DAMN.'

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.


Songs We Love: Harriet Tubman, 'Blacktal Fractal'

Monday, February 27, 2017

The trio joins up with trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith for a jazz-rock track that reverberates with moments of victory.


Gallant: Tiny Desk Concert

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.


Toast Of The Nation 2017

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.


Hanukkah Lights 2016

Friday, December 23, 2016

Hear holiday stories from authors Lia Pripstein, Elisa Albert, Ellen Orleans and R.L. Maizes.


The Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra Swings In The Holidays

Friday, December 16, 2016

No stories, no interviews — just good jazz. Listen as Wynton Marsalis leads the orchestra through new arrangements of holiday classics.


The Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra Performs Holiday Favorites

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.


'Harlem River Drive' Revisited With Eddie Palmieri

Friday, December 09, 2016

Palmieri's classic Latin funk album remains relevant 45 years later. This performance shows why.


Musical Cannibalism With Cyro Baptista

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Musical Cannibalism With Cyro Baptista


Musical Cannibalism With Cyro Baptista

Thursday, November 10, 2016

The Brazilian percussionist lives by the philosophy of "cultural cannibalism" — eating, digesting and regurgitating culture and information to create experimental music.


The Lush Life Of Billy Strayhorn

Thursday, November 03, 2016

The composer was remarkable not only for his harmonically rich collaborations with Duke Ellington, but for living as an openly gay black man in the 1940s.


Down Home In Treme With John Boutté And Shannon Powell

Thursday, October 27, 2016

New Orleans is a place where you throw a parade for a funeral, where joyful music is found in struggle. In this concert documentary, two local legends show off their hometown pride.


Herbie Hancock's Latest Voyage

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Herbie Hancock and his latest band push the boundaries of jazz in a concert at the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival in New York City.


RDGLDGRN: Tiny Desk Concert

Friday, October 14, 2016

The D.C.-area band crafts a striking mix of rock, hip-hop, funk, go-go and Brazilian sounds, fused with energy and humor.


Oliver Jones: A Canadian Jazz Legend Heads Home

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Oliver Jones may be the most famous living jazz pianist you've never heard of. But in Canada, Oliver Jones is a champion for jazz — adored in his native Quebec and across the country.


Dance Like Animals In Wynton Marsalis' 'Spaces'

Friday, October 07, 2016

Tap dancer Jared Grimes and street dancer Lil Buck embody animals in Marsalis' new jazz suite.


Eddie Palmieri: Tiny Desk Concert

Friday, August 19, 2016

An icon for both modern and Latin jazz, the veteran performer continues to break tradition and innovate within many musical styles, including salsa, fusion, Latin funk and more.


Chick Corea & Gary Burton: Tiny Desk Concert

Monday, June 13, 2016

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.


Rahim AlHaj: Tiny Desk Concert

Friday, November 13, 2015

Ancestor to the lute and the guitar, the oud ‎is an ancient stringed instrument commonly played throughout the Middle East, North Africa and countries like Greece and Turkey. The oud has charmed audiences for more than 5,000 years, and the tradition continues with this reverent performance by one of the ...