CONTENTS

79 Lenka Morávková

72 Daniel Melingo

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18 Lido Pimienta

UPFRONT 06 Top of the World CD 08 What’s New 14 Folk Focus 16 Oslo World’s

Festival Map 18 I ntroducing...

Lido Pimienta & Erland Cooper 20 Simon Says 21 Letters

FEATURES 22 Abigail Washburn

& Wu Fei The string duo who are bridging traditions 29 Songlines Music

Awards 2020 The winners! 34 COVID-19

How artists and the industry are coping 38 SWP Records

The label on a mission to preserve Zambia’s traditional music

traditional music

A l f r e d o S r u r

REVIEWS 44 Africa 46 Americas 50 Europe 56 Asia 58 Fusion 62 Books 64 Classical & Jazz 65 World Cinema 68 Live-streaming

listings and reviews

REGULARS

70 My World:

Tjinder Singh 72 Beginner’s Guide

to Daniel Melingo 75 Dispatch from

Tokyo, Japan 77 Quickfire 79 My Instrument:

Lenka Morávková 81 Soapbox 82 Essential 10:

Songlines Encounters Festival Artists

“Cultural industries

Cultural industries flexible over the years –

have grown to be flexible over the years –

out of necessity if nothing else – and this will potentially be their

out of necessity if nothing else – and this will potentially be their

greatest test” Russ Slater speaks to the industry about the effects of COVID-19, p34

Russ Slater speaks to the industry about the effects of COVID-19, p34

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16 Mapping the world’s festivals

16 Mapping the world’s festivals

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