Russian Jazz Those who worry about where Russia is heading today remember what it was like during the repressive years -- the Soviet era. Even playing some types of music could get you in trouble. Michael May has the story of one man -- Oleg Lundstrum -- who overcame Soviet pressure and continued playing jazz.
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Those who worry about where Russia is heading today remember what it was like during the repressive years — the Soviet era. Even playing some types of music could get you in trouble. Michael May has the story of one man — Oleg Lundstrum — who overcame Soviet pressure and continued playing jazz.