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 Mythic Worlds

Of Mythic Worlds

Year:
2018
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5
Bitrate:
320 kbps
Pleiades: A Jazz Symphonique

Pleiades: A Jazz Symphonique

Year:
2018
Tracks:
13
Bitrate:
320 kbps
God Is More Than Love Can Ever Be

God Is More Than Love Can Ever Be

Year:
2018
Tracks:
5
Bitrate:
320 kbps
Of Abstract Dreams

Of Abstract Dreams

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Year:
2018
Tracks:
4
Bitrate:
320 kbps
Nuclear War

Nuclear War

Year:
2017
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2
Bitrate:
320 kbps
Singles (The Definitive 45's Collection 1952–1991) CD3

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

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

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

Year:
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
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