The Downtown Music Gallery has an interview with their own Manny “Lunch” Maris:
And I started getting into John Coltrane and I started getting into Eric Dolphy. I started even though I'm going backwards in time, I'm going forwards in opening up a musical listening. And I'm hearing people who are playing: they're not playing music to because it's a fashion; they're not playing music for any other reason except to be playing. It's just what they do and how they express themselves.
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