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Sony Classical's Heartland: An Appalachian Anthology is the ultimate new American roots/Bluegrass music album compilation. It features the finest fiddlers and strings imaginable on both the classical and bluegress scenes today: the banjo mastery of B la Fleck, bluegrass legend Sam Bush, founding member of the New Grass Revival quartet with B la Fleck, bluegrass mandolinist/guitarist/fiddler Mike Marshall, and Mark O'Connorwho built his roots in Texas fiddle music, for which he won national recognition. James Taylor and country star Alison Krauss make a special appearance on the CD along with cello sensation Yo-Yo Ma, violinist Josh Bell, and classical/country bass player Edgar Meyer.