A pure solar world : Sun Ra and the birth of Afrofuturism

Title

A pure solar world : Sun Ra and the birth of Afrofuturism

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Description

Surveying the range of Sun Ra’s extraordinary creativity, this book explores how the father of Afrofuturism brought “space music” to a planet in need of transformation, supporting the aspirations of black people in an inhospitable white world.

ISBN

9780292726369

Publication Date

1-1-2016

Document Type

Book

Publisher

University of Texas Press

City

Austin, TX

Department

English

Keywords

Sun Ra; Jazz musicians -- Biography; Jazz -- History and criticism

Disciplines

Ancient Philosophy | Asian History | History | Music | Near Eastern Languages and Societies | United States History