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S3 E3: Palestine / Israel

Palestine-Israel

Sami Yaffa travels to the Holy Land. Conflicting traditions in the middle of conflicts and social resonant enthusiasts call musnanad. Salaam Shalom.

The episode kicks off with Oy Division, an ensemble that plays a musical tradition of the Ashkenazi Jews of Eastern Europe called klezmer. He also meets with Kids Insane, a punk band in Tel Aviv, and Kutiman, whom he calls "a psychadelic multimedia renaissance man" who leads the YouTube show "Thru You." Palestinian rapper Muhammad Mughrabi talks about the beautiful lawlessness of life in Shuafat refugee camp and composer Said Murad discusses the world of artists based in East Jerusalem. The show also features ethereal singer Victoria Hanna and Balkan Beat Box, a band that started in New York City before they all moved back to their home country of Israel.

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Russia - St. Petersburg

Sami Yaffa is going to tame Neukkulan teddy! Musanomadi can finally find the famous Slavic heart beneath the concrete bark.

Russia - Moscow

Sami Yaffan's Russian journey continues! The Kulkuri rocker visits Moscow, a city of 12 million, to familiarize himself with the human synthesizer, the beast religion and the healer in the end of season 3 of "Sound Tracker." Among the artists he meets are producer and inventor Vlad Kreimer, Orthodox church choir leader Boris Satsenko, and Phurpa, a group that has roots in the pre-buddhist religion bon.

 

New York

Musician Sami Yaffa has seen all facets of life as a performing artist — he has toured the world in successful rock bands and earned a living as a street busker. In this episode of "Sound Tracker," he visits his hometown, the capital of the world — New York City!

Spain

Sami Yaffa, the musical nomad heads for the hills of Andalusia to immerse himself in the art form of anarchists, outcasts and rebels against society - flamenco. He also meets the guru of the genre holds fort in goat shed and witnesses all facets of flamenco from the dancing to making of instruments to playing the music.

Argentina

Where exactly is the birthplace of tango? In order to solve this eternal quarrel between Buenos Aires and Montevideo, Sami follows in the footsteps of the legendary tango artists Carlos Gardel and Astor Piazzola.