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Kirile Loo: Saatus

Estonia, tucked up in the Northwestern corner of the region formerly-known as the USSR, has come out of hiding in terms of global culture in the last several years. Most notably, this occurred through the agency of composer Arvo Part, now considered one of the greatest living composers. This spring, they lured western media attention to a jazz festival which brought out saxophonist Charles Lloyd, who had played there 30 years prior, just before jazz was banned, declared as a corruptive influence under Communist dictates.

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