The Wire

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Issue 53

July 1988

Now's The Time
All news plus Chick Lyall, Chet Baker

Von Freeman
John Fordham wonders where the name's from

Clifford Jordan, David Murray and more

Elliot Sharp
A Manhattan meet with Dave Ilic

Robert Fripp
Our master craftsman ends his notes on practice

John Scofield
Picks some words for Howard Mandel

John McLaughlin
Between nothingness and Richard Cook

Jazz Age: Johnny Hodges
A retrospective by Jack Cooke

New records from Scofield, Roscoe and everybody