Introducing Songlines issue #131 (October 2017)

Posted on August 22nd, 2017 in Features, Recent posts by .

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The October 2017 (#131) issue of Songlines is now on sale!

Our cover star this issue is Mulatu Astatke, the man instrumental in creating and popularising Ethio-jazz.

Other features include an interview with the Cuban pianist Omar Sosa and Senegalese kora player Seckou Keita about their latest collaboration, Transparent Water; Polish family band Kapela Maliszów who return with a new album; an examination of the most musical of Hindu gods, Krishna; South Korean group Black String and Kathryn Tickell talk about their forthcoming concert; plus the latest CD, book, world cinema and live reviews. 

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The Top of the World CD includes tracks from Rio Mira, Mary Ann Kennedy, Offa Rex and Rafiki Jazz, as well as a guest playlist from singer-songwriter and former French First Lady, Carla Bruni, featuring Rachid Taha and Buena Vista Social Club

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This issue also features a bonus CD of Czech Music from the Heart of Europe, including tracks from Jitka Šuranská Trio, Marta Töpferová & Milokraj and Ponk. Find out more

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To buy the new issue or to find out more about subscribing to Songlines, please visit: www.songlines.co.uk/subs

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