Thursday, January 30

Sun Ra - The Eternal Myth Revealed Vol. 1 (2011)


"It is not an exaggeration to say that this lavishly illustrated and annotated 14-CD box is an essential addition to the shelf of every single hardcore Sun Ra fan as well as musicologists and critics. The Eternal Myth Revealed, Vol. 1 was carefully curated, assembled, annotated, and sequenced by official Sun Ra Music Archive head Michael D. Anderson and issued on his Transparency Records imprint. It traces the musical roots of Sun Ra from his earliest years up to the end of the 1950s. This is accomplished via interviews and narration by Ra, his sidemen, musicologists, historians, and other Sun Ra aficionados, as well as presenting musical selections by Ra's many influences, his contemporaries, and his own early recordings as both an artist and producer, not only in jazz, but in rhythm & blues, doo wop, poetry, blues, and more."
allmusic
Sun Ra: The Eternal Myth Revealed Vol. 1
Sun Ra Arkive
amazon
YouTube: The Eternal Myth Revealed - CD Box Set - Promo Video Part 1, Part 2

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