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The Development of Jazz In South Africa

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These are just a few of some of the new innovative core of younger South African musicians who are responsible for taking the music into a new creative direction. Their vision and innovative approaches are creating a significant impact upon the jazz scene by the development of new concepts and ideas within the South African jazz genre. This bodes well for the development of jazz in South Africa, which, like Nazi Germany some sixty odd years ago, had been suppressed and stifled during the turbulent apartheid era.

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