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The Alphabet Of Dewey Johnson 1939–2018

July 2018

Pierre Crépon recalls the life and work of the New York based jazz trumpeter who appeared on John Coltrane’s Ascension and performed alongside Rashied Ali, Pharoah Sanders, Giuseppi Logan, Paul Bley and others

The Portal

Archive Portal: Cecil Taylor

April 2018

To mark the passing of Cecil Taylor, who died on 5 April 2018 aged 89, we present a selection of articles drawn from The Wire’s online archive in which other musicians discuss the pianist and his music