July 2017 (#129)
Introducing the July 2017 (#129) issue of Songlines
Our cover star this issue is Dona Onete from Belém, Brazil, whose latest album, Banzeiro, is a joyful celebration of the Amazon.
Other features include an interview with Snarky Puppy’s founder Michael League about his new supergroup, Bokanté; an overview of the TV series exploring American roots music, American Epic; a report from Jodhpur RIFF about preserving Rajasthan’s cultural heritage; an interview with Latin jazz star, Eddie Palmieri; a Beginner’s Guide to Sephardic singer, Françoise Atlan; plus the latest CD and world cinema reviews.
The digital edition also includes streamed excerpts from our Top of the World CD including Dona Onete, Kronos Quartet, Vieux Farka Touré and Lau, as well as a guest playlist from the drummer Stewart Copeland, featuring Amadou & Mariam, Ray Lema and Moondog.