Sun Ra
Genres:
Avant-Garde, Jazz
Meta styles:
Big Band/Swing, Free Jazz, Latin Jazz/World Fusion, New Orleans/Classic Jazz, Sound Art
Styles:
African Jazz, Avant-Garde Jazz, Experimental Big Band, Free Jazz, Mainstream Jazz, Mixed Media, Progressive Jazz, Swing, World Fusion

Sun Ra (1914? 1993) was an innovative jazz composer, bandleader, piano and synthesiser player, who came to be known as much for his Cosmic Afro-futurist Philosophy as for his phenomenal musical compositions and performances. As both a black male and an independent producer, Sun Ra defied racist institutions and beliefs. Born on 22nd May 1914 as Herman Poole Blount, in Birmingham, Alabama, he was nicknamed "Sonny" from his youth. Later, after his release from a detention camp for protesting against World War II, he took on the name and persona of Sun Ra (after the ancient Egyptian sun god).

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Of Abstract Dreams

Of Abstract Dreams

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Year:
2018
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4
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320 kbps
Singles (The Definitive 45's Collection 1952–1991) CD3

Singles (The Definitive 45's Collection 1952–1991) CD3

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2016
Tracks:
21
Bitrate:
320 kbps
Singles (The Definitive 45's Collection 1952–1991) CD2

Singles (The Definitive 45's Collection 1952–1991) CD2

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2016
Tracks:
20
Bitrate:
320 kbps
Singles (The Definitive 45's Collection 1952–1991) CD1

Singles (The Definitive 45's Collection 1952–1991) CD1

Year:
2016
Tracks:
24
Bitrate:
320 kbps
The Heliocentric Worlds Of Sun Ra Vol.3 CD3

The Heliocentric Worlds Of Sun Ra Vol.3 CD3

Year:
2010
Tracks:
5
Bitrate:
320 kbps
The Heliocentric Worlds Of Sun Ra Vol. 2 CD2

The Heliocentric Worlds Of Sun Ra Vol. 2 CD2

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2010
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3
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320 kbps
The Heliocentric Worlds Of Sun Ra, Vol. 1 CD1

The Heliocentric Worlds Of Sun Ra, Vol. 1 CD1

Year:
2010
Tracks:
7
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320 kbps
The Road To Destiny: The Lost Reel Collection, Vol. 6

The Road To Destiny: The Lost Reel Collection, Vol. 6

Year:
2010
Tracks:
5
Bitrate:
139 kbps
Live In Rome CD1

Live In Rome CD1

Year:
2010
Tracks:
11
Bitrate:
194 kbps
Live In Rome CD2

Live In Rome CD2

Year:
2010
Tracks:
11
Bitrate:
193 kbps
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