The Cosmobiography Of Sun Ra: The Sound Of Joy Is Enlightening

The Cosmobiography Of Sun Ra: The Sound Of Joy Is Enlightening

  • Publish Date: 2014-05-13
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Chris Raschka
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Caldecott Medalist Chris Raschka shares his love of jazz great Sun Ra, just in time to mark the centennial of the musicians birth.

Jazz musician Sun Ra (19141993) always said that he came from Saturn. Being from another planet, he was naturally intrigued by everything earthly especially music, because music is the one thing on Earth most like the stars. Earthlings themselves confused Sun Ra, the way they sorted themselves by color and fought wars against one another. So he made music. And he traveled with other musicians and singers, calling themselves the Sun Ra Arkestra, playing, singing, and dancing for people all over the planet. Because music, he said, is what holds us all together. Join acclaimed author-illustrator Chris Raschka in celebrating a legend of the jazz world who was truly one of a kind.

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