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Issue 73

March 1990

Now's The Time
All news plus Hilton Ruiz and more

Andrew Hill
The mystery pianist speaks to Howard Mandel

Kenny Wheeler heads the living line-up

Melvin Gibbs and Sonny Sharrock
Mark 'Def' Sinker listens in

The Cassette
Our first tape offer, here and now!

Steve Williamson
The next tenor titan talks to Tony Herrington

The VCR's roll on and on and on and on...

Peter Brötzmann
Ein bischen jazzbesen mit Barry Witherden

Including Miles's autobiography

George Benjamin
Big composing noise meets Brian Morton

Shelly Manne
Jack Cooke remembers the West Coast drum wizard

With Cecil Taylor, Shannon Jackson, much more