This week I describe going to see Sun Ra and his Arkestra at the 1988 Chicago Jazz Festival. I draw upon the research of Graham Lock and Paul Youngquist to contextualize the outer space philosophy of the man from Saturn.
This week I discuss my friend Jason Veitzer and our plans to see Sun Ra at the 1988 Chicago Jazz Festival.
This episode is the first in a trilogy about the 1988 Chicago Jazz Festival. I discuss the Art Ensemble of Chicago, drawing upon fellow U Chicago alum Paul Steinbeck’s book, Message to our Folks, as well as George Lewis’s monumental work on the AACM, A Power Stronger Than Itself.
Last evening I had the joy of seeing Tosca at the Metropolitan Opera. Continue reading Tosca at the Met
March came in like a lion, but a lion cub. Continue reading Nature to A Minor to Red Star