Bebop Spoken There
Arnie Lawrence: "Aside from my family, playing creative music is my only reason for being on this earth" - (Down Beat May 16 1968).
Dan Wilensky: “When I was 19, I explored the highways and byways of the United States with “Brother” Jack McDuff in a small, sometimes rickety white truck in need of a paint job and a new muffler, helped lift his B-3 and Leslie out of said blundermobile, and after a five-hour gig, pocked $60…” – (Down Beat August 2014).
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