Sun Ra

Sun Ra was a prolific jazz composer, bandleader, piano and synthesizer player, poet and philosopher known for his “cosmic philosophy,” musical compositions and performances. He was born in Birmingham, Alabama. He is a 1979 inductee of the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame. #


  • The outer space beings are my brothers. They sent me here. They already know my music.

  • So rise lightly from the earthAnd try your wingsTry them nowWhile the darkness is invisible.

  • The light of the future casts the shadows of tomorrow.

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