SOUND TRACKS: Music Without Borders
SOUND TRACKS: Music Without Borders is a new magazine show dedicated to reporting unheard stories that reveal how music is transforming politics and culture around the globe. The one-hour series pilot crosses three continents and serves up a diverse menu of Russian pop, Afrobeat, Portuguese fado, and symphonic work. Produced by The Talbot Players in association with Oregon Public Broadcasting for PBS. Marco Werman from Public Radio International’s “The World” hosts.
In the featured segment “Black President,” Werman travels to Nigeria to cover the living legacy of Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti and meet his youngest son, Seun.
“Black President” was produced by Cassandra Herrman and edited by Andrew Gersh. Watch the entire segment at PBS/Sound Tracks.