The Wire

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Issue 79

September 1990

Now’s The Time
All news and club dates

Ray Anderson
Kenny Mathieson on a slippery slide

Livewire
Almeida, Yellowjackets, Gerald Wilson

Don Cherry
Steve Lake tracks the trumpet titan

Print
Reflections on the writer’s world

Fred Wesley
Soul ‘bone meets Ben Watson

God
He exists! Says Biba Kopf

Video
We blink at the new releases

Jimi Hendrix
Ben Watson, Stuart Nicholson and Mike Fish burn the midnight lamp in our three-part tribute

Eye Wire
Watching the percussion

Pee Wee Russell
Liquorice stick unstuck by Martin Gayford

The Charts
This month’s league ladders

Sun Ra Offer
Last chance to get the discs!

Soundcheck
This month’s big review section