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The television show Sound Tracks is a musical television series hosted by Marco Werman, the well-known and popular radio personality. In this television series, viewers will be in a musical wonderland as Marco visits places all across the world to find the most compelling, ear pleasing music, singers, and musicians.

In this adventurous new television series, viewers will learn about the stories and history behind the music and the lives of the artists who have created such wonderful music. Viewers will see famous persons like Julie Fowls, Wynton Marsalis, and many more.

PBS
1 Season, 2 Episodes
January 25, 2010
Kids & Family, Music, Travel
8.5/10
Cast: Marco Werman As Himself Alexis Bloom As Herself Arun Rath As Himself Mirissa Neff As Herself
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Episodes

Sound Tracks Full Episode Guide

  • The future of jazz is explored with Wynton Marsalis and his Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra as they prepare a Duke Ellington concert for kids in Chicago. Also: the role musician Youssou N'Dour played in Senegal's 2012 presidential election; how Scottish folk singer Julie Fowlis is helping to preserve the Gaelic language and popularize Celtic folk music; the surprising global success of the Icelandic indie folk-pop band Of Monsters and Men.

  • Explore the making of a post-Soviet propaganda tune. Watch how the Seun Kuti, the youngest son of Afrobeat superstar Fela Kuti, is keeping his father's flame alive. Find out why the composer of the mockumentary Borat wrote a symphony for the people of Kazakhstan. Finally for our Global Hit listen to a performance by Mariza, the queen of fado, Portugal's "blues."

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