The score to Ken Burns'sMark Twainwill feel instantly familiar to fans of the popular documentary filmmaker's earlier work. As with Burns'sThe Civil WarandBaseball, pianist Jacqueline Schwab and multi-instrumentalist Bobby Horton have been enlisted to … see full wiki
This is a slick little recording that sanitizes the tops of the pops of roots music - sort of a roots muzak experience. It's a pleasurable enough listen, and Bobby Horton is a wonder as a solo string player who overdubs up to 7 instruments on a much too up-tempo version of "Hard Times," but it's all just too, too clean. Good background music, though.
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