Recorded with Claus Ogerman, Natureza could have made the Brazilian singer-songwriter an international star. Now released, the long lost album captures a turning point in her approach to music.
The inspiring Angélique Kidjo graces the Tiny Desk for our 1,000th concert.
The Italian pianist and composer brings his emotional and reflective music to the Tiny Desk.
The songs we love from the first half of the year span a wide emotional and musical range, from wild percussive romps to raw pleas for empathy to Beyoncé's command to leave it all on the dance floor.
Reverentially known as Pandit ("teacher"), Shivkumar Sharma took the hammered dulcimer from humble folk instrument to classical concert stages around the world. He died Tuesday in Mumbai.
This "ethno-chaos" group brings sophisticated music and strong anti-Putin messages to their listeners at home and abroad, as "ambassadors of free Ukraine." They're currently on a U.S. tour.
This year, the Grammys has not 1 but 2 "global" categories. But 7 of the nominees come from just 2 countries: Benin and Nigeria. It's part of a Grammy pattern of focusing on a short list of nations.
The Nigerian singer-songwriter delivers "Afro-life" in a three-song Tiny Desk home concert.
She was one of the most famous and beloved playback singers. She recorded songs used in movie soundtracks, which generations of actresses would then lip-sync onscreen.
Skater vibes, literally. Watch the Mexico City band perform its blend of garage, marimba and cumbia.
The Canadian powwow and round dance act perform a meditative set for globalFEST.
The tabla player worked with trailblazing collaborators including Miles Davis and Ornette Coleman.