The double DVD of the complete fourth television series of The Transatlantic Sessions, as recently screened on BBC TV. Folk musicians come together in what have been called ‘the greatest backporch shows ever’. Shetland fiddle virtuoso Aly Bain and dobro ace Jerry Douglas host a Highland gathering of the cream of Nashville, Irish and Scottish talent, filmed at the splendid old hunting lodge in Glenlyon in the Scottish Highlands – bags of atmosphere and a great acoustic.
Artists include James Taylor, Julie Fowlis, Dan ‘Man of Constant Sorrow’ Tyminski, Jerry Douglas, Aly Bain, Allan MacDonald, Martha Wainwright, Mairead ni Mhaonaigh, Karen Matheson, Donal Lunny, Rosanne Cash, Emily Smith, Mike McGoldrick, Dezi Donnelly, Alison Moorer, Karen Casey, Liam O’Maonlai, Stuart Duncan and Ronan Browne.
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