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The Cosmo-biography of Sun Ra

The Sound of Joy Is Enlightening
Raschka, Christopher (Book - 2014)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
The Cosmo-biography of Sun Ra
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A one-hundredth birthday tribute to the late jazz artist explores his observations about humanity's discriminatory and violent behaviors as well as his efforts to forge world peace through music with the Sun Ra Arkestra.
Authors: Raschka, Christopher
Title: The cosmo-biography of Sun Ra
the sound of joy is enlightening
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts :, Candlewick Press,, 2014.
Edition: First edition.
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) :,color illustrations ;,23 cm
Content Type: text
still image
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Summary: A one-hundredth birthday tribute to the late jazz artist explores his observations about humanity's discriminatory and violent behaviors as well as his efforts to forge world peace through music with the Sun Ra Arkestra.
Local Note: 15 53 54 61 63 64 70 73 77 78 97 109 112 118 122 133 198 216 226 228 245 258 268
ISBN: 0763658065
9780763658069
Statement of Responsibility: Chris Raschka
Bibliography: Includes discography.
Subject Headings: Sun Ra Juvenile literature. Jazz musicians United States Biography Juvenile literature. Sun Ra. Jazz musicians. African Americans Biography.
Topical Term: Jazz musicians
Jazz musicians.
African Americans
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Oct 08, 2014
  • KCLSRecommends rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Raschka has written a number of books about jazz for very young kids and this is another winner -- this time about the keyboardist and band leader so far ahead of his time that, all his life, he insisted he was from the planet Saturn!

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