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PD9 Sun Ra Band

  • Kerrytown Concert House 415 North 4th Avenue Ann Arbor, MI, 48104 United States (map)

PD9 Sun Ra Band is an off-shoot of the award winning swing band, the Planet D Nonet. Key bandmembers RJ Spangler, James O'Donnell, Akunda Hollis, Tbone Paxton go back to the late 1970's with the music of Sun Ra and for one year, a charter member of Sun Ra's Arkestra, trumpeter Michale Ray, came to live in Detroit and perform in the band the four of them in Sun Messengers. Mike has brought both Tbone & RJ down to New Orleans to preform with his at the famous Jazz & Heritage Festival, where they always played Ra's funky, cosmic charts. When Tbone was joined in the front line by stalwart Sun Ra alto sax man, Marshall Allen, who leads the band today.

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Earlier Event: March 1
Northwest Table
Later Event: March 3
Deli Dinners a go-go!