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Abigail Washburn and Wu Fei are masters of Appalachian and Chinese folk music, respectively. On their self-titled debut album they combine traditional songs from across the U.S. and China. Shervin Lainez/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Chinese Folk Music Meets Appalachian Tradition On 'Wu Fei And Abigail Washburn'

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Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn perform bluegrass and Mandarin folk music for Mountain Stage. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage hide caption

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Mountain Stage

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Béla Fleck And Abigail Washburn On Mountain Stage

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Nels Cline and Julian Lage's new collaborative album is called Room. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Art As Conversation

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Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn's new self-titled album, their first as a duo, is out Oct. 7. Jim McGuire/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Monsters Of Banjo

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Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn's new self-titled album comes out Oct. 7. Jim McGuire/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Devo meets Davy Crockett: a member of the furry-hatted Ukrainian "folk-punk" band DakhaBrakha onstage Sunday during globalFEST at New York's Webster Hall. Ebru Yildiz for NPR hide caption

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Banjo master Abigail Washburn, part of an Appalachian-Chinese mash-up called The Wu Force, performs at New York City's Webster Hall as a part of globalFEST on Jan. 12, 2014. Ebru Yildiz for NPR hide caption

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The Wu-Force: globalFEST 2014

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Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn On Mountain Stage

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Abigail Washburn: What Do China And The Banjo Have In Common?

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Abigail Washburn On Mountain Stage

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