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October 22, 2007

 

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Second Magic City: Sun Ra In Chicago

The story of Sun Ra's Chicago years, when he formed his Arkestra, forged his new identity, and wrote some of his most compelling music.

January 6, 2007

 

Sounds From Riker's Island

Resolution: Jazz From Rehab

Jazz and recovery meet on two unique 1960s jazz albums.

October 21, 2006

 

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Away From The Spaceways: John Gilmore

Tenor saxophonist John Gilmore spent most of his career with Sun Ra and his Arkestra, recording outside of Sun Ra’s band on only a handful of occasions.

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Peggy Lee, The Singer-Songwriter

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Miss Peggy Lee was one of the biggest singing stars of the 1940s, 50s, and 60s, and she also wrote many of her popular tunes.

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