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Britain’s jazz scene is in full swing

17 August 2019

9:00 AM

17 August 2019

9:00 AM

Jazz died in 1959. At least, that’s what New Orleans trumpeter Nicholas Payton wrote in 2011 as part of a series of tweets that riled jazz lovers the world over.

It later transpired that he meant jazz the word (which, he reckoned, was ‘a label forced upon musicians’) rather than jazz the genre.

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