Sun Ra Info

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#1 Mon, 1995-01-23 05:35
Glenn Lea
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Sun Ra Info

David G. Schwartz writes:

Fellow Saturnites, Hello. I'm currently writing my masters thesis, which is on the subject of jazz and quasi-religious and messianic movements. From the outset, Sun Ra has been one of the focal points of my study. ...Any information, comments, or questions would be gladly appreciated.

Check out John Corbett's recent book "Extended Play". There are lengthy interviews with Ra and Alton Abraham which discuss his philosophy. Corbett also writes well on the messianic and extra-musical elements of Ra, Lee "Scratch" Perry and George Clinton, who one could imaging arriving on the spaceship.

Also, get a copy of "Live at Soundscape". It's a double CD on DIW -- one of the discs is a 70 minute lecture by Ra.

Glenn Lea