Sami Yaffa in Colombia | Sound Tracker (featured)

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.

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Palestine-Israel

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

  • 2019-01-23T20:00:00-08:00
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Senegal

In this episode "Sound Tracker" travels to Senegal to learn how this cradle of music has influenced western pop music, among others.

  • 2019-01-26T18:00:00-08:00
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Japan

Sami Yaffa is a walker and rock star, for whom Japan is a musical abundance. Millennium History and Blade Runner's Futurism!

  • 2019-01-30T20:00:00-08:00
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India

The rhythm knows no borders, and you don't need a backstage pass to the world of sound. After three decades since his last visit with his band Hanoi Rocks, Sami Yaffa returns to the musically multicultural cornucopia of India.

  • 2019-02-02T18:00:00-08:00
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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.

  • 2019-02-06T20:00:00-08:00
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Turkey

Sami Yaffa travels to the land between the east and the west to study the relation between religion and mystique, and music and to find the answer to the question “Does rock and roll belong to Islam?” Warning! This episode contains belly dancing and protest songs!

  • 2019-02-09T18:00:00-08:00
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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.

 

  • 2019-02-13T20:00:00-08:00
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Indonesia, Java

Sami Yaffa hops through the republic of thousands of islands, drinking in the musical cornucopia of Indonesia from the metropolis of Jakarta to the bamboo jungles of Bandung. With a side order of moonshine, post-apocalyptic scooter tuners and a heavy metal president!

  • 2019-02-16T18:00:00-08:00
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