Joe Henry http://kunc.org en Joe Henry: Tiny Desk Concert http://kunc.org/post/joe-henry-tiny-desk-concert For musicians performing behind Bob Boilen's desk at the NPR Music offices, there's often an inverse relationship between professional accomplishment and the amount of time required to set up. For new bands still finding their way, pre-show preparation can be a numbing chore of positioning effects pedals and rehearsing song after song before the cameras start rolling. Mon, 21 Nov 2011 20:58:55 +0000 Stephen Thompson 17979 at http://kunc.org Joe Henry: Tiny Desk Concert Joe Henry On World Cafe http://kunc.org/post/joe-henry-world-cafe Since his 1986 studio debut <em>Talk of Heaven</em>, the Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter and producer <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/14892225/joe-henry" target="_self">Joe Henry</a> has defied convention. Known best for his country-inspired work, Henry reinvigorates each new release by injecting hints of soul, blues, jazz and funk. Tue, 08 Nov 2011 18:02:00 +0000 17307 at http://kunc.org Joe Henry On World Cafe Joe Henry's Raw, Raucous 'Reverie' http://kunc.org/post/joe-henrys-raw-raucous-reverie When <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/14892225/joe-henry">Joe Henry</a> sets out to produce an album — and he's produced dozens, from the great soul singers <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15318347/solomon-burke">Solomon Burke</a> and <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15197142/bettye-lavette">Bettye LaVette</a> to the actor and blues singer <a href="http://www.npr.org/2011/09/02/140143103/hugh-lauries-new-orleans-romp-by-way-of-oxford">Hugh Laurie</a> — he says he's looking for a point of view.<p>"You know, I just want to be seduced," Henry says. "I love a song. Mon, 24 Oct 2011 19:47:00 +0000 16554 at http://kunc.org Joe Henry's Raw, Raucous 'Reverie'