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CONTRIBUTORS Brian Case Nick Coleman Charles Fox Tim Colwell John Fordham Jack Cooke Andy Hamilron Max Harrison

David llic Nick Kimberley Biba Kopf Steve Lake Steve Lewis Graham Lock Kenny Mathieson Brian Morton Sruarr Nicholson Cynchia Rose

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" The views expressed in WIRE arc rhosc ofchc respective cont ributors and are not necessarily shared by rhe magazine or its distinguished staff. WIRE assumes no responsibilicy for unsoliciced manuscripts, photog raphs and illustrations. Send at you r own ri sk. Copyright here and abroad is held by chc publisher or by freelance cont ributors. Unauthorised reproduction ofany item is srriccly our of order. ''I ca n definitely say that music won 't stop. it will contimte to go forward." CHARLIE

PARKER , 1953.

Nigel Kennedy looks down on page 39: photo by

Graeme Montgomery

Wynton MarJalis looks 11p on page 30: photo by Anton Corbijn

WIRE MAGAZINE Aprif 198 7 /ss/le 38

6 Now's THE TIME All your news plus Michael Nyman 14 WAYNE sHORTER Navigating with the phantom Barry Witherden 18 UVEWIRE Wayne again, Shirati Jazz, David Holland 22 COIL Biba Kopf winds himself up 24 BHUNDU BOYS After the shouting, Mark Sinker's view 28 ZWERIN Michael Zwerin at large 29 RECOLLECTIONS Of THE FUTURE Max Harrison in the pulpit 30 wYNTON MARSALIS Tracked down ar last by Richard Cook 36 NIGEL KENNEDY In a scrape with Zian Matthews 40 NEW YORK NEW YORK Our first report from Howard Mandel 44 souNDCHECK New Blue Notes, Miles & Stitt, Ornette 56 JAZZWORD Chris Parker muddles through a box 58 THE WRITE PLACE You give US the word

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