The Wire

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Issue 60

February 1989

Now's the time
All news plus more

Odaline de la Martinez
Brian Morton remembers the name

Music of every stripe under our binoculars

Lionel Hampton
Jivin' with Jack (Cooke)

Andy Sheppard
Exclusive: Kenny Mathieson in the studio

Jack Dejohnette
THe drum master meets Richard Cook

Steve Backer
Upfront with Brian Priestley

From boogie books to 'cyclos

Jazz Awards
What happened that night by Andrew Pothecary

Bethnal Green Library
Michael Gerzon remembers his lending ticket

Albums by the lorryload, including Mel, Bley, Murray...

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