Sun Ra

Type: Person
Name: Sun Ra
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Planet D Nonet

Doors open at 9:30 pm. Come early and hang out in the SideBar.The PLANET D NONET is a down & dirty little swing band from Detroit playing the classic swing music of Ellington & Strayhorn, Fletcher Henderson, Count Basie & Benny Carter as well as more ... [Published Oak Park-River Forest Patch - 5 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Afrofuturism: where space, pyramids and politics collide

Jazz musician, Sun Ra.Popular culture tends to turn to the fantastical, providing an escape from the harsh realities of life during times of economic and political crisis. However, what is usually represented as Utopian in mainstream science fiction is ... [Published Impact Lab - 12 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Voice from Menard: Chicago’s racist war against Blacks and Latinos continues in Illinois prisons

by Muntu Sun Ra Okito (Percell Hansberry)The Menard High Security Unit hunger strikers send a message of solidarity to the brothers of the struggle at Pelikan Bay SHU, Ohio Supermax, the Georgia SMU hunger strikers, and all prisoners of consciousness ... [Published San Francisco Bay View - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Record store day brings out the crowds in Newport

Customers serach through boxes and record racks at Diverse Music in Newport (5543024)MUSIC fans flocked to Newport record stores to get their hands on exclusive limited vinyl releases as part of a day to promote independent music retailers.Diverse Records ... [Published South Wales Argus - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Hideaway marks Record Store Day

Hideaway Music in Chestnut Hill will celebrate Record Store Day on Saturday, April 19, with special releases and an in-store radio show.Record Store Day is an internationally celebrated day observed the third Saturday of April each year. Its purpose is ... [Published Chestnut Hill Local - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Face the music/Space is the place

My ex-husband and I went to see Sun Ra several times, and it was always a great show ... [Published Suburban Guerilla - Apr 15 2014]
Entities: Sun Ra
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Our Record Store Day Wish List

By Transmission StaffOur beloved vinyl holiday, Record Store Day , is this Saturday, and while we might not all be at stores waiting in line come midnight, the yearly celebration of all things vinyl has its own perks. Every year, there's a plethora of ... [Published Gapers Block - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

VPR Morning Edition Music Beds for the Week of 4/14/14

Monday, April 14th:5:59am: McCoy Tyner: "Contemplation", from "Guitars."6:20am: Sun Ra: "I'll Get By", from "Some Blues But Not the Kind That's Blue."6:49am: David Cullen: "Sugar Magnolia", from "Grateful Guitar."6:58am: Brad Mehldau: "Got Me Wrong", ... [Published Vermont Public Radio - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Three Capitals, Three Places to Drink

© Roman Muradov -2014Where to imbibe now in D.C., London and Berlin.For a hotel that opened during Prohibition, Washington, D.C.’s newly renovated St. Regis Bar (923 16th St. NW; stregiswashingtondc.com ) crafts an impressive cocktail. Order a French ... [Published Departures Magazine - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Sun Ra master recordings on sale on eBay; bids start at $20,000

Mark the centenary of Sun Ra ‘s birth with some bank-busting keepsakes .An eBay entry is currently touting a clutch of “historic master tapes, stampers, and mothers” from the stargazing jazz icon, supposedly dating from his various stints at New York’s ... [Published Fact Magazine - Apr 08 2014]
Entities: Sun Ra, eBay Inc, Aphex Twin
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Copenhagen’s Distortion festival lines up Todd Terje, Hudson Mohawke, Sun Ra Arkestra and more

Global line-up for day-to-night urban festival.Copenhagen’s Distortion has announced the first batch of names for its 16th edition, billed as “a week of emerging dance music and orchestrated chaos.”Distortion is one of the more unusual propositions across ... [Published Fact Magazine - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 2 reports

Brothers in brass

WHEN Chicago's Hypnotic Brass Ensemble  plays, its sound seems different from that produced by other brass bands, especially those from New Orleans. The group's tunes have an air of melancholy and also an earnest youthfulness. Yet what has really grabbed ... [Published The Economist - Apr 01 2014]
Entities: Phil Cohran, Sun Ra, Mos Def

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Planet D Nonet [Published Oak Park-River Forest Patch - 5 hours ago]
Afrofuturism: where space, pyramids and politic... [Published Impact Lab - 12 hours ago]
Voice from Menard: Chicago’s racist war against... [Published San Francisco Bay View - Apr 23 2014]
Record store day brings out the crowds in Newport [Published South Wales Argus - Apr 20 2014]
Then & Now: History Center to switch on Moog Sy... [Published Ithaca Journal - Apr 18 2014]
New Wayne Kramer disc debuts on Record Store Day [Published Detroit News - Apr 17 2014]
Hideaway marks Record Store Day [Published Chestnut Hill Local - Apr 16 2014]
Baltimore’s Biggest Hits [Published Baltimore City Paper Online - Apr 16 2014]
Oyster Playlist: Holy Fuck [Published Oyster Magazine - Apr 16 2014]
Face the music/Space is the place [Published Suburban Guerilla - Apr 15 2014]
Our Record Store Day Wish List [Published Gapers Block - Apr 15 2014]
Science Fiction, Afrofuturism, and the Roots of... [Published Vice Magazine US - Apr 15 2014]
VPR Morning Edition Music Beds for the Week of ... [Published Vermont Public Radio - Apr 14 2014]
Reverberance, Reverence, Deliverance: Echoing t... [Published 3quarksdaily - Apr 14 2014]
Three Capitals, Three Places to Drink [Published Departures Magazine - Apr 11 2014]
First Listen: 'The Space Project' [Published NPR - Apr 11 2014]
PROSPECT HEIGHTS: Tuvan and groovin’: Trio puts... [Published Brooklyn Daily - Apr 10 2014]
Like father, like sons [Published Fast Forward Weekly - Apr 10 2014]
Unreleased Aphex Twin LP to be Available Digita... [Published Billboard - Apr 09 2014]
Free-Range Bassist [Published East Bay Express - Apr 09 2014]
Glastonbury reveal more acts for 2014 including... [Published Festivals for All - Apr 09 2014]
Sun Ra master recordings on sale on eBay; bids ... [Published Fact Magazine - Apr 08 2014]
A Rational Conversation: A European's View On C... [Published WNYC - Apr 08 2014]
Copenhagen’s Distortion festival lines up Todd ... [Published Fact Magazine - Apr 08 2014]
A few questions with Bo Orr and Dorothy Stucki [Published Creative Loafing - Apr 07 2014]
Old Money’s Mothership Is Here to Save Us All [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - Apr 07 2014]
Flutist Peter H. Bloom to perform world premier... [Published Prlog - Apr 06 2014]
The Jazz Diaspora: Fletcher Henderson's Necessa... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Apr 04 2014]
The Everymen: Part-timers no longer [Published Examiner.com - Apr 04 2014]
fsingleton published Glastonbury Festival 2014 ... [Published Shepton Mallet Journal - Apr 04 2014]
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Reverberance, Reverence, Deliverance: Echoing t... [Published 3quarksdaily - Apr 14 2014]
by Gautam Pemmaraju Save locus voci resonat conclusus (How sweetly the enclosed space responds to the voice) —Horace, Satires I, iv, 76 (quoted in Doyle, P, Echo and Reverb: Fabricating Space in Popular Music Recording, 1900 – 1960; 2005) The ...
Old Money’s Mothership Is Here to Save Us All [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - Apr 07 2014]
Dutty Artz , the New York-based record label I run and release music with, just put out a new EP by Old Money . This morning I put my remix of the title track ’Mothership’ on Soundcloud, and for a limited time it is available for free download . To ...
The Jazz Diaspora: Fletcher Henderson's Necessa... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Apr 04 2014]
Sun Ra and Benny Goodman are worlds apart in the vast landscape of jazz history and yet they have a common link in Fletcher Henderson. Goodman would rise to great fame and claim the title "The King of Swing" by employing Henderson to write arrangements ...
Brothers in brass [Published Prospero - The Economist - Apr 01 2014]
WHEN Chicago's Hypnotic Brass Ensemble  plays, its sound seems different from that produced by other brass bands, especially those from New Orleans. The group's tunes have an air of melancholy and also an earnest youthfulness. Yet what has really ...
6 Musicians Who Have Been Arrested for Their Po... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Feb 10 2014]
Source: ratm.com Two members of the all-female Russian political art collective and punk rock band Pussy Riot have recently been on a press tour in the U.S. after being released from prison in December. Back when the women were arrested two years ...
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