Whether paying glowing tribute to Nina Simone or fusing the program’s disparate musical selections into a gratifying whole, Bullock delivers. … Bullock sings with a moving, mounting urgency set deep in the timbre of her lustrous voice and dramatic phrasing. Pay attention to the world as we find it, to its sorrows and joys, Lineage reminds us, especially after this long year of a world put in peril. Like musicians attending to each other across the centuries, we’re all connected.