Planet D Nonet: Sun Ra 100th Birthday Concert

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 7:00pm

In honor of jazz legend Sun Ra’s 100th Birthday and Jazz Appreciation Month, WCBN presents an evening of space jazz at UMMA featuring award-winning Detroit band Planet D Nonet. Founded by drummer RJ Spangler & trumpeter James O’Donnell, two eastside Detroit based musicians who’ve been playing together for over 30 years. The Nonet features players from groups such as the Sun Messengers, Bon Ton Roule' and Johnnie Bassett & the Blues Insurgents as well as some other young veterans.