The third and penultimate CD of the fifth series of the acclaimed, ever-popular Transatlantic Sessions series, filmed and recorded in 201, and shown on BBC television, with leaders Aly Bain and Jerry Douglas joined by a stellar collection of special guests, including :
Sam Bush, Phil Cunningham, Béla Fleck, Sarah Jarosz, Alison Krauss, Amos Lee, Dónal Lunny, Kathleen MacInnes, Iain Morrison, Jim Murray, Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh, Declan O'Rourke, Dirk Powell, Eddi Reader, and Sharon Shannon.
The house band is no less impressive : John McCusker, Nollaig Casey, Russ Barenberg, John Doyle, Michael McGoldrick, Donald Shaw, Danny Thompson and James Mackintosh.
It's rare for a backing band to be more celebrated than the singers they are supporting, but that's what makes Transatlantic Sessions so special. This is a project in which the finest Celtic musicians get to work alongside their counterparts from the Americana scene, and act as a freewheeling house band for a series of soloists. --Robin Deneslow, The Guardian.