The Wire

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Magazine

Issue 51

May 1988

Now's The Time
All news plus Gil, Dannie, Casper

Roland Perrin
Staves off John Fordham

Live
From Kronos to Billy Bang

Books
The printed page reviewed

Jazz Age: Andy Kirk
A retrospective by Brian Morton

Marilyn Crispell
Voiced, in ivory, by Graham Lock

Art Of Practice
Robert Fripp with more philosophy

Zwerin
Michael Zwerin at large

Fifty
Part two of our unsung heroes

Soundcheck
The world's records in review