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Until 28 March we're giving everyone FREE access to The Wire's complete online archive of back issues. That's more than 430 issues to while away the time. Activate your free access here: To support us, buy 3 months access for £7.99
Henry Grimes, free jazz bass player who worked with Don Cherry, Cecil Taylor, Pharoah Sanders, Albert Ayler, and many others, has died aged 84. Photo: Grimes in David Gage String Shop in New York, January 2008.
Lee Konitz, alto saxophonist who played with Lennie Tristano and Miles Davis, has died aged 92 from pneumonia related to COVID-19
To celebrate the life and work of Mark E Smith, we present a selection of articles on the Fall frontman and his group drawn from The Wire’s archive: