The Wire

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Issue 66

August 1989

Now's The Time
All news plus the music's leading buzz column

Charles Mingus
Brian Priestley reports on the new Town Hall concert

Roadside Picnic, David Murray, Earthworks, more!

Pat Metheny
Mike Fish twangs along

Blue Note
50 years of the great label: R D Cook makes an appraisal

Biba Kopf gets out his opener

Cleveland Watkiss
Gob to gob with Ben Watson

Mark Murphy
America's best jazz voice? Will Friedwald considers

A stack of new sounds from cold sweat, Jan Garbarek, more

The Write Place
Several sweet letters from you