American folk artist and banjo player Abigail Washburn.

Abigail Washburn is an American folk artist and banjo player . She'll be playing live in the studio alongside her husband, Béla Fleck, ahead of their appearance at the London Jazz Festival in a couple of weeks time.
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Presenter Jenni Murray
Producer Beverley Purcell.

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Role Contributor
PresenterJenni Murray
Interviewed GuestAbigail Washburn
PerformerAbigail Washburn
PerformerBela Fleck
Interviewed GuestHelen Fraser
Interviewed GuestClaire Harman
Interviewed GuestJolien Janzing
ProducerBeverley Purcell

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