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Screen opinion:Tuning into a new era

Back in the 1970s, musician Benny Green wrote an essay on the demise of jazz. His lament was that every possible combination of notes had been explored, reworked, reversed and occasionally twisted into barely listenable shapes. 'We have to ask whether today's brilliant jazz musicians have left themselves any fresh fields to explore,' he suggested. And the answer has proved to be, well, not many.

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