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Issue #77

Now’s The Time
News, club dates, Hotwire and more

Kenny Barron
Karen Bennett meets piano and pullover

T-Shirts
One more chance to wrap yourself up

Livewire
Fred Frith, Sheila Jordan, Moers and more

Sampling
Mark ‘Heretic’ Sinker keys into the future

Cassette Offer
Another essential Wire collection

Carol Kidd
Kenny Mathieson hums along

Chris McGregor
A tribute by Val Wilmer

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This month’s spiffing offer

Mary Lou Williams
Out of the jazz age, with Brian Morton

McCoy Tyner
Dazed and confused: Philip Watson

Charts
Who, what, where, when, how much

Soundcheck
More records than ever!

The Write Place
Nag, Nag, Nag