Issue 58

December 1988

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Now's The Time
All news, views, plus a new slant on Bird

Ronald Shannon Jackson
Mark Sinker barbecues his dog

Livewire
Steve Reich, Jazz Warriors and more

Zwerin
Michael Zwerin at large

Tim Berne
Mauled by Graham Lock

Michael Manter
A laff a minute with Barry Witherden

Next Year's New Things
Four faces to see in '89

Jazz Awards
Your full report!

Books
A new photo collection and more

Henry Allen
Martin Gayford remembers a trumpet master

Dave O'Higgins
New tenor star shines for Tony Herrington

Manfred Eicher
A rare interview with the ECM leader

Records Of The Year
Our critics pick their favourite crop

Sonic Youth/Savage Republic
Masters of new sound march with Biba Kopf

Albert Ayler
Still the new thing, by Richard Cook

Soundcheck
The year's last roundup of new releases