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Sun Ra

also:

 Blount, Herman  
 Bourke, Sonny  
 Ra, Sun   (Source: 1)
 Le Sony'r Ra  

composer, piano, bandleader, synthesizer


born: 22 May 1914 Birmingham, Alabama / state, USA Source: 2  

born: 00 May circa 1928 Source: 3  
born: circa 1915 Source: 4  

perf: 1976-1977 Venezia, Italy (La Fenici)  
perf: 1976-1977 Venezia, Italy (La Fenici)  

The Music Sack has 35 items with information about Sun Ra:


 2001

Index of Artists

p. 855-906 In:
Cuscuna, Michael
Ruppli, Michel
The Blue Note label : a discography
Revised and expanded
Compiled by Michael Cuscuna and Michel Ruppli
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 2001, 913 p.

Number of People : 5,313


 1997

[Artist Index]

The above item is part of :
Fini, Francesco
Soul note : a label discography
Imola: Fini Editions, 1997, 105 p.

Number of People : 882


 1995

More conductor profiles

p. 481-511 In:
Handy, D. Antoinette
Black conductors
By D. Antoinette Handy
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1995, 557 p.

Number of People : 61


 1994

White, Nick
Lock, Graham
Chasing the vibration : meetings with creative musicians
Graham Lock with photographs by Nick White
Exeter, England: Stride Publications, 1994, 192 p.

Number of People : 20


 1994

Balen, Noel
L'odyssee du jazz
Paris: Liana Levi, 1994, 767 p.

Number of People : 93


 1993

Foote, Lona
Bagnato, Gene
Gagne, Cole
Soundpieces 2 : interviews with American composers
By Cole Gagne
Photographs by Gene Bagnato and Lona Foote
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1993, 557 p.

Number of People : 18


 1993

Sovilla, Francesco
Jazz bianco e nero : volti e strumenti
Udine: Campanotto Editore, 1993, 127 p.

Number of People : 51


 1992

[minor article]

The above item is part of :
Roach, Hildred
Black American music : past and present
Second edition
Malabar, Florida: Krieger Publishing Company, 1992, 3668 p.

Number of People : 216


 1992

Schulz, Tom R.
Quinke, Ralph
More : Fotografien : Photographs
Mit einem Vorwort von - with a preface by Tom R. Schulz
Kiel: Nieswand, 1992, no pagination p.

Number of People : 99


 1992 Source: 2

Larkin, Colin
The Guinness encyclopedia of popular music
Edited by Colin Larkin
Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Publishing, 1992, 4V p.

Number of People : 5,680

More Details : (1 Section)


 1992

Indice Dei Nomi

p. 487-570 In:
Rossi, Franco
Girardi, Michele
Il teatro la Fenici : chronologia degli spettacoli 1938-1991
Venezia: Albrizzi Editore, 1992, 650 p.

Number of People : 11,539


 1991

Arnaud, Gerald
Chesnel, Jacques
Masters of Jazz
Gerald arnaud and Jacques Chesnel
Chambers, 1991, 248 p.

Number of People : 81


 1991

Blanc, Michael la
Contemporary musicians volume 5
Edited by Michael LaBlanc
Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research, 1991, 243 p.

Number of People : 63


 1990

Davis, Francis
Outcats : jazz composers, instrumentalists, and singers
New York: Oxford University Press, 1990

Number of People : 34


 1989

Perlo, Don
Lyons, Len
Jazz portraits
The lives and music of the jazz masters
By Len Lyons and Don Perlo
New York: William Morrow, 1989, 610 p.

Number of People : 217


 1989

Arnaud, Gerald
Nougaro, Claude
Chesnel, Jacques
Les grands createurs de jazz
By Gerald Arnaud et Jacques Chesnel
Preface de Claude Nougaro
Bordas, 1989, 256 p.

Number of People : 66


 1988

Symes, Peter
Gamble, Peter
Focus on jazz
Photography by Peter Symes
Text by Peter Gamble
London: St. Martin's Press, 1988, 160 p.

Number of People : 100


 1988

Kernfeld, Barry Dean
The new Grove dictionary of jazz
Edited by Barry Kernfeld
London: Macmillan Press, 1988

Number of People : 3,377


 1986

Sadie, Stanley
Hitchcock, H. Wiley
The new Grove dictionary of American music
edited by H. Wiley Hitchcock and Stanley Sadie
New York, N.Y. : Grove's Dictionaries of Music, 1986. 4 v.

Number of People : 3,993


 1985

Chilton, John
Simmen, John
Who's who of jazz : Storyville to Swing Street
Foreword by John Simmen
London: Macmillan, 1985, 175 p.

Number of People : 1,172


 1984

Rusch, Robert D.
Jazztalk : the Cadence interviews
Secaucus, New Jersey: Lyle Stuart Inc., 1984

Number of People : 10


 1983

Lyons, Len
The great jazz pianists : speaking of their lives and music
New York: William Morrow, 1983

Number of People : 27


 1981 Source: 4

Southern, Eileen
Biographical dictionary of Afro-American and African musicians
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1981, 478 p.

Number of People : 1,184


 1980 Source: 3

Sadie, Stanley
The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians
London: Macmillan, 1980

Number of People : 20,506


 1980

Rich, Alan
The Simon and Schuster listener's guides
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1980

Number of People : 39


 1980

Artist Index

p. 433-442 In:
Porter, Bob
Ruppli, Michel
The Savoy label : a discography
Compiled by Michel Ruppli
With assistance of Bob Porter
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1980, 442 p.

Number of People : 722


 1979

Artist Index

p. 247-273 In:
Ruppli, Michel
Atlantic records : a discography
Compiled by Michel Ruppli
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1979., 4 v.

Number of People : 1,748


 1979

Fossati, Furio
Mannucci, Michele
I grandi della musica jazz
Milan: Longanesi & C., 1979

Number of People : 99


 1979 Source: 1

Robijns, Jozef
Zijlstra, Miep
Algemene muziek enciclopedie
hoofdred., J. Robijns en Miep Zijlstra
Haarlem: De Haan, [1979]-1984

Number of People : 16,262


 1978

Vuijsje, Bert
De nieuwe Jazz
Baarn: Bosch & Keuning, 1978

Number of People : 19


 1976

Berindei, Mihai
Dictionaire de jazz
Bucuresti: Editura Stiintifica si Enciclopedica, 1976, 289 p.

Number of People : 768


 1975

Sundstrom, Einar
Morin, Gosta
Moberg, Carl-Allan
Sohlman's musiklexikon
2. rev. och utvidgade uppl.
Redaktion: Gosta Morin, Carl-Alan Moberg och Einar Sundstrom
Stockholm: Sohlman Forlag, 1975-1979, 5 v.

Number of People : 10,962


 1971

Bohlander, Carlo
Holler, Karl Heinz
Reclams Jazzfuhrer
Von Carlo Bohlander und Karl Heinz Holler
Stuttgart: Philipp Reclam, 1971, 991 p.

Number of People : 1,780


 1966

Feather, Leonard
Lewis, John
The encyclopedia of jazz in the sixties
Foreword by John Lewis
New York: Horizon Press, 1966

Number of People : 1,137


 1936

Frank, Paul
Altmann, Wilhelm
Kurzgefasstes Tonkunstler Lexikon : fur Musiker und Freunde der Musik
Begrundet von Paul Frank
Neu bearbeitet und erganzt von Wilhelm Altmann
Regensburg: Gustave Bosse, 1936, 730 p.

Number of People : 17,230


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