Empire of the Sun


This article originally published in the spring 2017 edition of JAZZIZ. Sun Ra’s visionary music continues to transport listeners to worlds beyond. By Bob Weinberg “I am Ra, the living simplicity of an angel visiting Planet Earth,” intones an insistent voice on “Along Came Ra/The Living Myth,” a polyrhythmic Sun Ra performance captured live during

You’ve reached a Premium article. To continue reading, please login or start a 3-MONTH TRIAL SUBSCRIPTION for just 99 cents/month. You’ll receive unlimited digital access plus a complimentary issue of our award-winning print magazine.
Join Our Newsletter
Join thousands of other jazz enthusiasts and get new music, artists, album, events and more delivered to your inbox.

The Authoritative Voice in Jazz