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Sound American #24 – The Sun Ra Issue

Sun Ra - Sound American #24
The 24th issue of the New York music magazine focuses on the figure of Sun Ra.
A quarterly journal founded in 2012 by Nate Wooley, providing in-depth interviews and essays, Sound American starts from a simple desire to open the doors of experimental music to a wider audience. Sound American believes that music is for everyone and should be shared on the most basic human level. Sound American aims to accomplish this by creating a direct intellectual, social, and emotional bridge that links audiences and artists.
Advisory board: David Grubbs, Rebekah Heller, Taylor Ho Bynum, Zeena Parkins, Matana Roberts, and Ken Vandermark.
Sound American is also an editorial platform for other print or music projects.
Sun Ra (1914-1993) is an African-American experimental jazz pianist and composer. A prolific artist, he recorded over one-hundred albums with his band, the Sun Ra Arkestra. His work is imprinted with esoteric elements drawn from a personal cosmic philosophy that had a great influence on Afrofuturism.
Contributions by Nate Wooley, Jessie Cox, Reg Bloor, Taylor Ho Bynum, Ken Vandermark, Naima Lowe, Luke Stewart, John Corbett, Chris Pitsiokos, Peter Margasak, Audra Wolowiec & Freya Powell, Moor Mother
published in July 2020
English edition
15 x 22,5 cm (softcover)
116 pages (ill.)
ISBN : 978-1-7333339-1-7
EAN : 9781733333917
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