Transatlantic Sessions

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All Music Guide - Matt Fink
Though only a brief excerpt when compared to the seven-hour BBC television special from which this is taken, this meeting in Scotland combines the best American, Scottish, and Irish traditional roots musicians, including among others Roseanne Cash, Nanci Griffith, Radney Foster, Ricky Skaggs, and most predominantly Aly Bain, Jerry Douglas, and Russ Barenberg all collaborating on this first-rate project. Featuring a good cross section of traditional and contemporary tunes, and mixing elements of country, bluegrass, Cajun, and Celtic folk, this is truly a rare musical event. Ricky Skaggs' "Simple Life" takes on a new gloss as it's dyed in Celtic overtones, as does the classy ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Matt Fink
Though only a brief excerpt when compared to the seven-hour BBC television special from which this is taken, this meeting in Scotland combines the best American, Scottish, and Irish traditional roots musicians, including among others Roseanne Cash, Nanci Griffith, Radney Foster, Ricky Skaggs, and most predominantly Aly Bain, Jerry Douglas, and Russ Barenberg all collaborating on this first-rate project. Featuring a good cross section of traditional and contemporary tunes, and mixing elements of country, bluegrass, Cajun, and Celtic folk, this is truly a rare musical event. Ricky Skaggs' "Simple Life" takes on a new gloss as it's dyed in Celtic overtones, as does the classy arrangement of Nanci Griffith's "Always Will." Combining exemplary musicianship and singing, as well as excellent song selection, Transatlantic Sessions proves that when this much talent congregates together, the results can be nothing short of stunning.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/27/2009
  • Label: Whirlie Records
  • UPC: 880992148542
  • Catalog Number: 15
  • Sales rank: 56,547

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Russ Barenberg Guitar
Jerry Douglas Dobro
Ricky Skaggs Guitar, Vocals
Michael Doucet Track Performer
Rosanne Cash Track Performer
Nanci Griffith Track Performer
Paul Brady Guitar
Radney Foster Track Performer
Aly Bain Fiddle
Sharon Shannon Button Accordion
Eddi Reader Track Performer
Ronan Browne Accordion
Tom Hayes Percussion
Boo Hewerdine Vocal Harmony
Iain MacDonald Pipe
Maura O'Connell Track Performer
Donald Shaw Accordion, Keyboards
Sharon White Track Performer
Breda Smyth Fiddle
Technical Credits
Jerry Douglas Producer
Michael Doucet Composer
Aly Bain Arranger
A.P. Carter Composer
Randy LeRoy Mastering
Stan Strickland Art Direction
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