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AFROFUTURISM

July 20, 2017 | by SFJAZZ

Sun Ra

The enigmatic composer and keyboardist known as Sun Ra created an entire universe of expression through his pioneering Afro-futuristic concepts in music and philosophy. He took jazz to space. With the Sun Ra Arkestra led by Marshall Allen landing at the SFJAZZ for four nights on August 3-6, explore Afrofuturism and the Sun Ra legacy through a jazz lens in a curated playlist.