Throwback Thursday: Five Great Jazz Tiny Desk Concerts

This Saturday, April 30, marks the fifth anniversary of International Jazz Day, a celebration organized by UNESCO to celebrate jazz across the globe. To do our part, we’re highlighting some of our favorite jazz musicians to play behind Bob Boilen’s desk. Rising stars, young virtuosos, NEA Jazz Masters and veteran ensembles alike have played in NPR’s D.C. offices. Here are five standout jazz performances at the Tiny Desk.

Preservation Hall Jazz Band

What better place to start this list than with the birthplace of jazz?

Jazz and Blues http://ift.tt/1rCtxCi

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