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Energy and intellect

Jazz sextet pays respect to the music of Stockhausen and Sun Ra

By Siddhartha Mitter
Globe Correspondent / March 19, 2010

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A pair of star charts, the kind used in astrology readings, adorn the cover of the latest recording by the almost decade-old, New York-based Respect Sextet. One chart is for Karlheinz Stockhausen, the avant-garde composer, born in 1928 in Germany. The other is for Sun Ra, the jazz visionary and leader of the Arkestra, who was presumably born in Alabama ... (Full article: 800 words)

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