Swing stops: Japanese jazz mag fails - Jazz Beyond Jazz:
Swing Journal, the magazine promoting American jazz in Japan since the end of WWII, ceases publication with its June issue. According to editor-in-chief Takafumi Mimori, "We will make efforts to revive it somehow," but the monthly publication known for its photography, articles by U.S. as well as Japanese commentators and previously robust support from electronics firms and instrument manufacturers has suffered a serious decline of advertising revenue.
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Swing stops: Japanese jazz mag fails - Jazz Beyond Jazz
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