Last W/E In November 2016

Fun times were had by all! Friday was a quiet night in with Mrs. Backhouse – we just chilled in front of the telly and had a good catch up – it’s the backbone of our relationship – these quiet times – and it is an amazing thing that we...

Things To Learn From Sun Ra

Sun Ra (born Herman Poole Blount, 1914-1993) was an American jazz composer, bandleader, pianist, synthesizer player, poet, and philosopher known for his “cosmic philosophy,” prolific musical output, and energetic experimental big-band performances. He...

More Ra, Please

A people without wisdom will surely perish. How very careless has America been with its willful neglect of true art and beauty. — Sun Ra, from liner notes to Jazz In Silhouette MUSIC, LIGHTS, ACTION!!!! Atonal reality and blended rhythms. . . . Imagination . . . . ....

Artapes Presents … #43

My radio show – although nobody listens to it – is proving a lot of fun. I can rally cut loose and play the music that get be going. I appreciate it is not to everyone’s taste – but I am particularly fond of it. Here is the most recent of the...

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