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Book Review: Sun Ra ” The Execution of Sun Ra…” a must-read book!

Sun Ra book by Thomas StanleyAuthor: Thomas Stanley
Title: The Execution of Sun Ra: The Mysterious Tale of a Dark Body Sent to Earth to Usher in an Unprecedented Era of Cosmic Regeneration and Happiness (Volume II)
Format: Paperback
Publisher:  Wasteland Press (April 18, 2014)
Buy book here: http://www.amazon.com/The-Execution-Sun-Unprecedented-Regeneration/dp/1600479979
About the book: The Execution of Sun Ra is a 6 x 9″, 242-page paperback with b&w images by William Brower, Leon Collins, Yusef Jones, Lee Santa, Paula Stanley, Charles Steck, and Michael Wilderman. The cover illustration was done by Erica Fallin and the book design by Al Morrow. Author and cyberpunk theorist Kirby Malone provided editing. Kifah Foutah provided editorial assistance.

Review by Richard Bennett

Photo courtesy of Luke Stewart

Photo courtesy of Luke Stewart

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Intakes #1 – Jazz here and there/was, is and will be?

Text by Steve Dalachinsky

“You have to learn all those notes and scales…that’s a beautiful foundation but then you have to spend a lifetime finding out what to leave out” Percy Heath

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Music listings – 10/25 through 10/31

1. Felabration 2010: A Tribute to Fela

Date: Monday, October  25, 2010
Time: 8pm
Venue: The Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211, Tel: 347-529-6696)
Ticket: $10 – 12
Genre: Afro Beat/ djing

W/ Ikebe Shakedown and guest Fela’s, including:, Kevin Mambo – star of FELA! on Broadway, Malik Yoba, Bajah of Bajah + the Dry Eye Crew, DJs from the Fela Undustrial Complex: Dhundee, OP!, Dj.Aqbt, and more!!!

Read more about Fela Kuti: http://www.doobeedoobeedoo.info/2009/11/29/fela-kuti-the-legend-music-activist-from-nigeria/———————— Continue reading