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Lousy Year, Good Gear

he year 2020 was a terrible one for jazz fans, with listeners forced to settle for YouTube and Facebook streams instead of the live performances we all love. But this meant that many people redirected their travel and entertainment budgets toward buying new and better audio gear. With hi-fi shows shut down, though, manufacturers struggled to get out the news about their latest launches, and shipping delays meant that many products promised for late

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