Ars Nova Workshop Announces New Path Festival Philadelphia 2014
Ars Nova Workshop will showcase some of the most consistently brilliant voices in jazz and experimental music in some of Philadelphia's most iconic and unusual spaces at the New Paths Festival, running April 21 through May 30, 2014.
Jazz: Space is the Place Sun Ra
I think the point that Jazz has its share of the eccentric and the quirky is pretty clear.
UAB artists create mural for Sun Ra tribute concert
On Thursday, April 10, people in the city will celebrate one of Birmingham's beloved, and funky, sons: Sun Ra, born Herman Blount in 1914.
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Local electronic band deviates from the norm with their latest album
S/T , released by Contrapposto, is some of the strangest electronic music to come out of Portland.
The light still shines on Sun Ra
His birth certificate said Birmingham, Ala., but the man who called himself Sun Ra declared that he was from the planet Saturn.
The Jazz Diaspora: Fletcher Henderson's Necessary Arrangements
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.
Vulcan Park to celebrate jazz legend Sun Ra after-hours April 10
The park will host Sun Ra: Musician, Philosopher, Poet Thursday, April 10 at 6 p.m. Admission is $10 and $8 for members and students.
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.