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jazz

Flappers in focus

Caught between the first world war and the Great Depression, the jazz age was a period of social transformation. A new exhibition shows how women’s clothes captured the mood

Mr Kydykbayev goes to Washington

In Soviet Kyrgyzstan, a teenager furtively listening to American radio broadcasts fell in love with the music of Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie. Now, with his band Salt Peanuts, he is about to fulfil his dream of playing in the home of jazz