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Sun Ra anyone?

 

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Sun Ra: Brother from another planet documentary...

 

part 1: http://www.rbgtube.com/play.php?vid=2127

 

part 2: http://www.rbgtube.com/play.php?vid=2128

 

part 3: http://www.rbgtube.com/play.php?vid=2129

 

part 4: http://www.rbgtube.com/play.php?vid=2130

 

 

 

....and if you think that's strange, besides able to compose and read music by the age of 10, he was also in a fraternal secret society called the Knights of Pythias at said age until his college years wtf??..... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knights_of_Pythias#Notable_Pythian_Knights

 

 

 

 

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sun_Ra

 

 

 

.....also Sun Ra's Lanquidity album (1978)

 

 

download via rapidshit: http://rapidshare.com/files/116298193/Sun_Ra_-_Lanquidity.rar from: soulfunkjazz.wordpress.com

 

 

 

 

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i been looking for more shit like that lanquidity album too . this dude got way to many albums to go through. plus his music styles are always different and sometimes waaay out there but yet i find myself listening to some of it anyways haha

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i thought that was a song by quasimoto?

 

 

that's what i use to think till i came across this one day.. not my pic btw

 

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didnt think there was this many kats up on sun ra considering we in cho...nice

 

 

I think there are more people with good taste in Ch.0 than you think. Well, at least a few.

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i just want to mention that i had never heard of Sun ra until yesterday and i played calling planet earth before my last class of the day...

 

that shit was epic and i was sitting in class with a dazed look upon my face, people thought i was stoned and i was not at all, but holy fucking breakdancing cow squad batman. THAT SHIT WAS EPIC!! i couldn't think about anything else while in class.

 

im sold. props.

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holy fucking breakdancing cow squad batman.

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ha dope...but yeah, i notice that you don't really see sun ra getting the attention that someone like coltrane or miles davis get when it comes to jazz, at least in my book. which is surprising, cause the more you read up on this guy his persona starts to over shadow his music

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

speaking of miles...not sure if you keep up on this whole jazz/fusion genre but in case you or anyone else haven't heard this, don's sleep:

 

fyi its a link from a some other blogspot not mine

 

from times 10:38 to about 11:05 on the track bitches brew has one of the most haunting/strangest horn riffs ever....

 

www.megaupload.com/?d=F2BJVVHP

 

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im kinda going off topic but couldn't help feel this is still relative

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Bitches Brew used to be one of my favorite CD's when I was younger.

 

I agree, though. It's sad how he's not as well known. He's kind of a pioneer of Modal Jazz, if I'm not mistaken.

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