Sun Ra



Sun Ra

Rating
Active
1934 to 1993
Born
May 22, 1914 in Birmingham
Died
May 30, 1993
Location
Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Biography
Sun Ra (born Herman Poole Blount, legal name Le Sony'r Ra; May 22, 1914 – May 30, 1993) was an American jazz composer, bandleader, piano and synthesizer player, poet and philosopher known for his experimental music, "cosmic" philosophy, prolific output, and theatrical performances. For much of his career, Ra led "The Arkestra", an ensemble with an ever-changing name and flexible line-up. Born and raised in Alabama, Blount would eventually become involved in the Chicago jazz scene during the 1940s.

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


To Saturn And Back (The Best Of)

To Saturn And Back (The Best Of)

Sun Ra May 20, 2016

32 Tracks

In Some Far Place: Roma 1977

In Some Far Place: Roma 1977

Sun Ra May 16, 2016

17 Tracks

The Soul Vibrations of Man

The Soul Vibrations of Man

Sun Ra January 26, 2016

6 Tracks

Paris 1983

Paris 1983

Sun Ra December 2, 2015

17 Tracks

Sun Ra at Inter-Media Arts, 1991

Sun Ra at Inter-Media Arts, 1991

Sun Ra November 16, 2015

15 Tracks

Nothing Is...

Nothing Is...

Sun Ra September 4, 2015

8 Tracks

Featuring Pharoah Sanders & Black Harold

Featuring Pharoah Sanders & Black Harold

Sun Ra September 4, 2015

11 Tracks

The Heliocentric Worlds of Sun Ra Vol. 1

The Heliocentric Worlds of Sun Ra Vol. 1

Sun Ra August 28, 2015

7 Tracks

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