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        Short-lived South African jazz group that evolved from the Jazz In Africa session. A landmark 1959 recording session organized by John Mehagan (a visiting US pianist) that featured local musicians Hugh Masekela, Jonas Gwangwa and Kippie Moeketsi. When Mehagan returned to the USA the remaining members recruited pianist Dollar Brand and named themselves the Jazz Epistles. They recorded one well-received album, gave an acclaimed performance at the Gold Castle National Jazz Festival... Read more

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