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Music

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

Beyoncé’s agitpop

Her new album “Lemonade” may draw on her relationship with Jay-Z, but it’s really about what it means to be a black woman in America today

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