Season 1, Episode 14 Dissonance and Harmony: Arabic Music Goes West
First Aired: November 2, 2008
Music impresario Miles Copeland travels to the Middle East, where he meets local musicians who share their attitudes about the West. He brings five to L.A., and partners them with such Western artists as Nile Rodgers, Charlotte Caffey (the Go-Go's), RZA (Wu-Tang Clan), Jack Blades, guitarist Ken Mazur and composer Gustavo Santaolalla ("Brokeback Mountain") for a concert at L.A.'s legendary Roxy Theatre.
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- Premiered: April 15, 2007
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: An examination of post-9/11 challenges, including the War on Terrorism; the Afghan and Iraqi conflicts; struggles within Islam; Muslim life in America; and America's role in the world. (more)