The Wire

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Issue 50

April 1988

An Editor's Idea
Richard Cook

Now's The Time
News plus Percussion '88

Future Forward
Images of music to come

From Giles Swayne to Kenny Wheeler

New York
Howard Mandel telegraphs his city report

Tommy Smith
Great Scot meets Kenny Mathieson

Some neglected names under the spotlight

David Holland
In conference with Graham Lock

Pisa Festival
A special location story by 'Pasta' Witherden

Loose Tubes, Stan and Clark plus much more