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The new travel-based music series "Music Voyager" features host Jacob Edgar exploring thriving, exotic global music scenes to discover emerging talent. Edgar - an ethnomusicologist, cultural musician and music critic - travels all over the world to hear cutting-edge musicians and immerse himself in their cultures. In the series' first episode, Edgar ventures to Mumbai, Delhi to create a hit Bollywood song with vocalist Sona Mohapatra and meet Kailash Kher, one of India's most prolific performers, producers and musical stars. Kher also brings the members of his hit band Kalisa into the studio for a private, intimate performance with Edgar. Other episodes include journeys to Jamaica, New Orleans, New York and Chicago.

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Atlanta: Atlanta's Stage

Following the six degrees of separation ... one artist introduces viewers to the next, each showing the world their Atlanta, its strength of creative collaboration and camaraderie. The Atlanta Ballet and the amazing life of a classical ballet institute is presented by ballerina Tara Lee; who in turn introduces the breadth of choreographer and collaboration of Laurie Stallings and GLO in the Goat Farm; next is Robert Spano, maestro and conductor of the Atlanta Symphony; followed by famed graffiti artists Dr.

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Atlanta: Atlanta Canvas

Following the six degrees of separation ... one artist introduces viewers to the next, each showing the world their Atlanta, its strength of creative collaboration and camaraderie.

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The New Medellin

Despite its notoriety as the home of drug baron Pablo Escobar, Medellin is a modern, thriving city nestled in a scenic mountain valley. Host Jacob Edgar tours a local hip-hop school and community center in the Aranjuez neighborhood that provides a positive outlet for inner city youth. He also enjoys a virtuoso freestyle display by local hip-hop collective Crew Peligrosos, a private performance by reggaeton superstar J-Balvin in his luxurious penthouse apartment and a visit to El Cielo, one of Colombia's most inventive restaurants.

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Colombia's Electro Tropical Beats

One of the latest and most exciting trends in Colombian music fuses the traditional rhythms and melodies with electronic beats and modern influences. Host Jacob Edgar explores this cutting-edge Bogota scene, starting with an electrifying live performance in the streets with La Mojarra Electrica. Then, he meets British DJ and producer Richard Blaire, whose Sidestepper project pioneered the electrotropical trend. Systema Solar provides a sample of their funky and eclectic sound at the equally colorful restaurant and nightclub, Andres Carne de Res.

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Peru: Lima Original

Hosts Alvaro Fernandez and Jacob Edgar meet in Lima, Pera to explore the different sights, sounds, and tastes of one of the most intriguing and exotic countries in South America. In the cosmopolitan capital of Lima they explore the rational Lima, the amazing cuisines that the city is famous for and the music of a Peruvian legend.

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Peru: Paracas

Co-host Alvaro takes Jacob into the desert of Paracas to follow the Nazca Lines, explore the origins of Afro-Peruvian music, the Peruvian Galapagos, and the soft white sand dunes of Paracas.

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Heartbeat of Vallenato

Host Jacob Edgar's journeys through Colombia reveal the country's amazing geographical, cultural and musical diversity. This time, his travels take him from the ranches and farmlands of Valledupar through the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountain range and on to the Caribbean coast. The small city of Valledupar is the cradle of vallenato, a rustic, folksy and distinctly Colombian music style. There, Edgar meets Fonseca, one of Colombia's biggest stars, who has incorporated the vallenato style into the tropipop sound he made famous.

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Afro-Colombian Grooves

From Cartagena's gorgeous old city to the rough and tumble streets and beaches of La Boquilla, this episode of Music Voyager provides entree into the beauty, rhythms and culture of this colorful city. Colombia's beautiful Caribbean coast gave rise to cumbia, the iconic Colombian rhythm now popular in nearly every corner of Latin America. Host Jacob Edgar discovers sights of Cartagena da Indias alongside Toto la Momposina, one of the most respected figures in Colombian music, who performs with her band on the beach as local children dance along.

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Peru: Amazon

Co-host Alvaro takes Jacob into Iquitos and on a boat cruise all along the Amazon, where they experience first-hand the beauty of the Amazon and life on the Amazon in style. From high-end cuisine to the most fantastic excursions they come to realize that the Amazon is a life giver of our Earth.

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