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Sun Ra

Sun Ra

Sun Ra

NTS aired an episode dedicated to the music of Sun Ra on 19 May 2014. Sun Ra has been played over 30 times on NTS, first on 2 February 2014. Sun Ra's music has been featured on 37 episodes.

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.

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,...

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