The Wire

The world's greatest print and online music magazine. Independent since 1982


Issue 32

October 1986

Now's the Time
Thad Jones, Marc Ribot, Nana plus all news

Dewey Redman
Kenny Mathieson and the continuing struggle

Weather Update, Hiatus, Frank Lowe

Youssou N'Dou
Mark Sinker meets the voice of Senegal

New York Ear & Eye
Peter Pullman telegraphs over the ocean

Tony Oxley
This lad beats out the rhythm to Brian Priestley

Recollections of the Future
Composed wisdom by Max Harrison

Django Bates
A song, a smile and a piano, and R D Cook

From Barney Bigard to Xenakis

Weather Report
The complete consumers guide

Sue Steward lazes in the sun, again

Diamanda Galas
Biba Kopf compares tonsils

High Fidelity
Steve Moore stops himself going deaf

Miles Davis, Courtney Pine and another boxload

Cryptically yours, Tim Colwell