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Music Voyager

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. . . .

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Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 6:30 AM    "Shreveport: Road Through Northern Louisiana" Shreveport, a city with a rich musical history, counts among its myriad musical traditions the African-American sounds of the South, country music, Western swing, rockabilly that predated rock and roll, and the spicy influence of Cajun and Creole music. As guest host, rock star and blues guitar virtuoso Kenny Wayne Shepherd visits Lead Belly's grave for an acoustic jam with local icon Buddy Flett; introduces Maggie Warwick of the famed radio show, The Louisiana Hayride; enjoys a special performance on the stage where Elvis first tasted stardom; sits down with guitar legend James Burton for a demonstration of his pioneering guitar licks; and sits in on a grumble boogie party with the band Dirtfoot.. D
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Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 6:30 AM "Shreveport: Road Through Northern Louisiana" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 6:30 AM "New Orleans: The Perfect Musical Storm" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - 6:30 AM "Colombia Rocks!" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 6:30 AM "The Capital of Salsa" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - 6:30 AM "The New Medellin" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 6:30 AM "Colombia's Electro Tropical Beats" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - 6:30 AM "Heartbeat of Vallenato" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 6:30 AM "Afro-Colombian Grooves" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, Jun 4, 2013 - 6:30 AM "Eastern Tennessee: Cradle of Country Music" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, Jun 6, 2013 - 6:30 AM "Memphis: Memphis Mojo" (LEARN/CREATE)
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