Summer 1982 (Issue 1)
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South Africa’s new jazz generation; The Primer: Carla Bley; Invisible Jukebox: Mark Fell x Rian Treanor; Mamer; Hiele; Altın Gün; King Britt; Elvin Brandhi; Jazz In Britain; rewiring radio in Rio, Tblisi and Glasgow; Nyege Nyege festival; Maggie Nicols; Acen; Andrew Weatherall; and more.
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