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Jazz in the 1980s: An Historical Era.

Jazz critic Kevin Whitehead looks back on jazz in the 80s...the big figures, the big trends, the big albums, and he takes a guess as to what the 90s will bring.

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Other segments from the episode on December 25, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, December 25, 1989: Interview with Susannah McCorkle; Commentary on jazz in the 1980s; Interview with Bobby McFerrin; Review of the best television shows of the 1980s.

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