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Space Is the Place : The Lives and Times of Sun Ra
by John F. Szwed


Overview - Sun Ra, a.k.a. Herman Poole "Sonny" Blount (1914-1993), has been hailed as "one of the great big-band leaders, pianists, and surrealists of jazz" ("New York Times"). This biography of Sun Ra is "as trippy and entertaining as the great jazz genius himself" ("Details").  Read more...

 
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Overview
Sun Ra, a.k.a. Herman Poole "Sonny" Blount (1914-1993), has been hailed as "one of the great big-band leaders, pianists, and surrealists of jazz" ("New York Times"). This biography of Sun Ra is "as trippy and entertaining as the great jazz genius himself" ("Details"). 20 photos.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780306808555
  • ISBN-10: 0306808552
  • Publisher: Da Capo Press
  • Publish Date: August 1998
  • Page Count: 496


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Books > Biography & Autobiography > Composers & Musicians - General
Books > Biography & Autobiography > Cultural Heritage
Books > Music > Genres & Styles - Jazz

 
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