The Wire

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Issue #69

Now's The Time
All news plus our famous columnists

Benny Bailey
Brian Priestley greets the trumpet maestro

Company, Ed Jones, Chris Connor, more

Jazz Awards
How to get tickets

Dan Barrett
Martin Gayford takes a slide

David Sylvain
Meets pale, mysterious R D Cook

Vladimir Estragon
Waiting for... Steve Lake

Courtney Pine/Iain Ballamy
A dialogue with Tony Herrington

Including Willie Dixon, Bud Freeman, Jess Stacy

Lydia Lunch
Mouth resuscitated by Mike Fish

Willem Breuker
Ben Watson goes Dutch

Miles Davis, Brass Fantasy, John Cage, more!