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Issue 65

July 1989

Now's The Time
All news plus Michael Cuscuna on Woody Shaw

John Harle
Andy Hamilton gets classical

The Greeks, The Itchies and more

Jimmy McGriff
Ben Watson gets keyed up

Anthony Braxton
Oakland calling - Brian Morton answers

Bill Frisell
The lone picker meets Jonathan Coe - exclusive!

New York
Howard Mandel polishes the Apple

Bobby Hackett
An appraisal by mild-mannered Martin Gayford

An irresistible offer

Blind Idiot God
Biba Kopf gets religion

Another contest of wits

New records from McCoy Tyner, Chet Baker, many more