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Two Albums by a Prolific Jazz Iconoclast

Sun Ra's recent releases reveal the pianists' enduring interest in free improvisation and spectacle. Jazz critic Francis Davis says one is a prime example of the musician's ensemble work; the other is unlistenable.

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Other segments from the episode on June 22, 1987

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, June 22, 1987: Interview with Jim Carroll; Review of Sun Ra's albums "Reflections in Blue" and "John Cage Meets Sun Ra"; Interview with Robert Bruns; Review of the…

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