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The Home of Sun Ra and His Arkestra


The Home of Sun Ra and His Arkestra

Jazz legend, the late Sun Ra, lived here for many years with various members of his band, the Arkestra. Members of the Arkestra still live here. Imagine the sounds that reverberated on its walls!


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Neighborhood : Germantown
Location: Arkestra House in Germantown , 5626 Morton Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19144, United States
Listing Category: African American History, Homes, Lives or Lived Here, Jazz, Preservation / Protection Needed
Virtual / Real: Virtual
Created Date: 06-24-2018

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Name : markerwriter
Email : sjkc0072@aol.com
Comments : The Sun Ra Archestra house is in very bad shape and has partially collapsed. See http://whyy.org/articles/jazz-legend-after-house-partially-collapses-gets-help-from-philanthropist-neighbors/ and http://music.mxdwn.com/2021/03/04/news/sun-ras-marshall-allen-gets-help-from-neighbors-after-his-house-partially-collapsed/.
Date : 2021-03-09

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