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Jazz Summers, 1944-2015

Joel McIver, Guardian, The, 24 August 2015

THE MUSIC MANAGER Jazz Summers, who has died aged 71, was best known for developing the pop duo Wham! – George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley – who under his guidance became a worldwide phenomenon in the early 1980s, and the first western group to tour China.

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