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The world-touring rock star and musician Sami Yaffa explores the music of our little blue planet floating in space. Sami will travel to locations where rhythm and melody are essential to the cultures and meet people whose identities are inseparable from music. He will document sceneries and soundscapes, smells and flavors, and habits and emotions all while meeting people who are given purpose by music - just like he is - although with very different backgrounds. Music is the only universal language — the richness and humanity of it all.
The musical wanderer has stalked the origins of the sounds across the globe. Now it’s time to complete the circle and return into the magical, mystical and most of all mythical American tour bus and hit the road in the U.S. of A.
The magical greyhound runs through deep south and wild borderlands of Mexico and U.S. as Sami bites hard into the bones and marrow of the American roots music.
"Sound Tracker" is a travel program where music is the destination. In Jamaica, host Sami Yaffa finds that the doors to the most interesting cultural scenes open on a street level.
In this episode Sound Tracker travels to Senegal to learn how this cradle of music has influenced western pop music, among others.
9m88, Balkan Beat Box featuring A-WA, Bells Atlas, Caloncho, El Buho and Tashi Wada with Yoshi Wada and Friends.KCET Original
A young Yazidi who escaped Islamic State captivity has made it her mission to help free the thousands of women and girls who remain slaves to the militant group.KCET Original
Ten-year-old Meherunnesa lives by a rail tracks slum in Bangladesh but one day, her destiny changes forever.KCET Original
In an uncommon, entertaining and inspiring demonstration of a Democrat and a Republican working together, former DNC and RNC party chairs, Donna Brazile and Michael Steele met in Charlottesville, VA.
Bankruptcy and suicide on the season 1 finale of "Follow the Money."KCET Original
The old is new. Ditching conventional careers, a generation of hip young Italians is rediscovering the grand tradition of “Made in Italy”
In Jakarta, a feminist singer, a visual artist, a transgender performance artist and the country’s first female Muslim stand-up comedian, all struggle to preserve the increasingly restrictive space for free expression.
It’s time for Sami Yaffa to complete the circle and return into the magical, mystical and most of all mythical American tour bus and hit the road in the U.S. of A.
Deep in the Amazon, George is determined to retrace Theodore Roosevelt’s legendary expedition and witness first-hand how deforestation and climate change are affecting one of the earth’s most critical ecosystems.