The Wire

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Issue 89

July 1991

Now's The Time
Joanna MacGregor, Hilton Ruiz, Stan Getz

Invisible Jukebox
John Harle in the hot seat

Greg Osby
Modern Man Talk with Richard Cook

Muso's musings with Tom Corbin

Hopey Glass meets the Cybermen

Reel Time
Jazz vids viewed by John Fordham

Videos Competition
Five by five. Warners Jazzmasters sets up for grabs

Igor Stravinsky
The Big Bang origins of modern music, with Prof Mark Sinker

Blue Notes on your sleeves!

Natalie Cole
The post-pop reign of Young Queen Cole, by Mike Fish

Michael Brecker
Rhythms of Saint Michael - Tony Herrington marks the sparks

John Lee Hooker
World boogie, world blues, world class. The definitive Hooker, by Phil McNeill

T-Shirt Offer
Wire's off-the-peg summer sensation! Cotton-pickin' good!

Our megabig reviews section - new sounds from AMM to Zorn

Robots, blues, Vivaldi, party-poopers!