Interviewer: My eight year old could play that!
Sun Ra: They could play it, but could they write it?
Here's a great BBC documentary about Sun Ra, appropriately titled "Brother From Another Planet." Interviews with Arkestra veterans, as well as Archie Shepp, Thurston Moore, John Sinclair, Wayne Kramer and more.
Sun Ra isn't for everybody, but one way or another he'll blow your mind.