Hosted by John Schaefer, featured artists include James Taylor, Alison Krauss, Diana Krall, Dave Brubeck, Paquito d'Rivera, Chris Thile, Sergio Assad, Chris Botti and others. They collaborate with Ma on a range of sacred and secular songs. (This program airs from noon-1pm and pre-empts To the Point.)
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