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UPFRONT 06 Top of the World CD 08 My World interview

Dee Dee Bridgewater 11 What’s New & Obits 16 Who’s Touring 19 Letters 21 Soapbox 22 Introducing...

Trio da Kali & Leveret 25 Spotlight on

Punch Brothers 27 Quickfire: Becky

Unthank, Jerry Douglas, Lucas Santtana

FEATURES 28 Songhoy Blues 34 Taraf de Haidouks 38 Duncan Chisholm 40 Gnawa Music 46 Celebrating Fado

REGULARS 48 Beginner’s Guide:

Shoogleni”y 50 Festival Pass:

Orkney Folk Festival 53 Postcard from

Kushtia, Bangladesh 87 Gig Guide 92 Subscribe 94 Overseas Festivals 97 Dispatch from:

Geneva 98 Essential Ten:

Gnawa albums

D a mi e n G a r d

REVIEWS 56 Africa 60 Americas 68 Europe 74 Asia 77 Pacific 78 Fusion 82 World Cinema 84 Live Reviews


A copy of Punch Brothers’ latest album The Phosphorescent Blues 25 Duncan Chisholm’s critically-acclaimed Strathglass Trilogy 39 Shoogleni”y’s new album 49 A copy of Southern District DVD 83

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