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Common x NPR x SXSL

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Common x NPR x SXSL

A few weeks ago the White House hosted a one day event called South by South Lawn, a festival of Ideas, Art and Action. During SXSL, NPR recorded a unique Tiny Desk concert in the Library of the White House with the amazing Common, the soul singer Bilal, keyboardist Robert Glasper, drummer Karriem Riggins, bassist Derrick Hodge, flautist Elena Pinderhughes and trumpeter Keyon Harrold

This performance is especially powerful to us not only because of the nature of its subject matter but because these incredible musicians successfully communicate feelings and attitudes that are sometimes hard to find in today’s music and in discourse; empathy, romance, complexity, maturity and basic humanity. 

Please enjoy and click all the names above to learn more about this amazing group of music makers. 

 






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