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Sun King

The continued existence of the Sun Ra Arkestra a full decade after its leader's passing testifies to the power of Sun Ra's music and mythology. Born Herman "Sonny" Blount in Chicago in 1914, the pianist who changed his name to…
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Disco 'Round Midnight

Roving with Gianni Gebbia down the cobblestone streets of Palermo, we rarely pass a cafe, restaurant, or bar without hearing someone call out, "Gianni!" A local celebrity who's been performing in Sicily's breezy seaside capital since he first picked…
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Hear This

Gianni Gebbia Sicilian saxophonist Gianni Gebbia channels the history of the Mediterranean in every note he plays, almost as if he were speaking in tongues across the centuries. His tone and phrasing glide seamlessly from angular dialectical fragments to sleek…
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