Monday, October 24

100 Years of Sun Ra – A Special Black Classical Broadcast

"Today marks the centennial of the arrival of prolific jazz composer and bandleader Sun Ra to Planet Earth. Born on May 22nd 1914, Ra, previously known as Herman Poole ‘Sonny’ Blount, would go on to play a varied and highly pivotal role on the outer reaches of the jazz realm, producing music that can best be described in places as otherworldly and building a formidable and much sought after discography, underpinned by many recordings alongside his free jazz ensemble the Sun Ra Arkestra. ..."
The Jazz Meet (Video) 5:56:36
Jazz Times: Sun Ra Music Archive Reissues 21 Albums Exclusively for iTunes