Editor’s Note

Welcome to this month’s JAZZIZ Digital Edition, where we celebrate the legacy of Sun Ra, in honor of his 110th birthday anniversary. On this day, May 22, in 1914, Herman Poole Blount, famously known as Sun Ra, was born in Birmingham, Alabama. While conventional biographies suggest he grew up in Alabama and relocated to Chicago

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