Transatlantic Sessions (Series Two) (DVD)

BBC Transatlantic Sessions (Series Two) (DVD)

BBC Transatlantic Sessions (Series Two) (DVD)

Folk and Roots 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.

The release of this complete ‘missing’ television series – originally produced in 1998 by Pelicula Films – for many music fans will be a long-awaited welcome back. For others, it will be a pleasurable hello to some unique musical combinations.

This DVD release of Series 2 will coincide with the first TV transmission on BBC Scotland and BBC Four of the brand new Transatlantic Sessions Series Five.

The Transatlantic Sessions House Band: Aly Bain (music director – fiddle) and Jerry Douglas (music director – dobro, lap steel guitar) with Michael Doucet (vocals, fiddle), Russ Barenberg (guitar, mandolin), Breda Smyth (fiddle, whistles), Danny Thompson (bass) and Tommy Hayes (percussion).

Featuring guest artists: Paul Brady (vocals, guitar, mandolin), Ronan Browne (whistles), Rosanne Cash (vocals, guitar), Radney Foster (vocals, guitar), James Grant (vocals), Nanci Griffith (vocals, guitar), Boo Hewerdine (guitar), Fiona Kennedy (vocals), John Leventhal (guitar), Ishbel Macaskill (vocals), Iain MacDonald (pipes), John Martyn (vocals, guitar), Karen Matheson (vocals), Maura O’Connell (vocals), Eddi Reader (vocals, guitar), Sharon Shannon (accordion), Donald Shaw (accordion, keyboards), Ricky Skaggs (vocals, guitar) and Sharon White (vocals).

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Transatlantic Sessions Series Two DVD

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