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Issue 75

May 1990

Now's The Time
All the news plus a memorial to Sarah Vaughn

Andy Sheppard Big Band
Philip Watson gets his glasses out

Cassette Offer
Lol Coxhill on tape

Camden Jazz, Joplin and Schnittke

Annette Peacock
Jonathan Coe gets his feathers ruffled

John Scofield/Joe Lovano
Mike Fish and Chris Parker couple up

Peter Maxwell Davies
Meets the beknighted Brian Morton

Roadside Picnic
Mike Fish asks: what's in these sandwiches?

Charles Mingus
Our definitive guide, by Jack Cooke

Those Who Celebrate
Tony Herrington hits the north

Michel Petrucciani
Keyboard Karry-on with Brian Priestley

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