“The Sun” and his Myth Science Arkestra paved the way of the black arts Black Music by Amiri Baraka (published under Baraka's given name, LeRoi Jones). In , Sun Ra and the Myth. Science Arkestra supplied the live music accompaniment to A Black Mass, Amiri Baraka's controversial play based upon the. RECLAIMING THE LEGENDS: MYTH & THE BLACK ARTS MOVEMENT finds inspiration in the assassination of Malcom X, LeRoi Jones [Amiri Baraka]. Baraka.,. Amiri. [as. Jones. LeRoi. ]. Black Music By Sun Ra and His Year Myth Science Arkestra. Blast First BFFP60CD Cambridge, Mass. , Fate in a Pleasant Mood, Sun Ra and his Myth Science Arkestra, El Saturn Records , Reflections in Blue, Sun Ra Arkestra, Black Saint. Sun Ra was adamant about the crucial function of the big bands for black The poet Amiri Baraka (then Leroi Jones) wrote, "Sun Ra wants a music that will. Like Mr. Jones, who became Mr. Baraka not too long after he he wrote A Black Mass which was performed by Sun Ra and the Myth Science. Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones) with Sun Ra & The Myth Science Arkestra, A Black Mass (excerpt) Options, (Pop‑up). Myth-Science Arkestra, would bring, which I felt would give a material life to the text” (A Black Mass). Baraka notes that both the recording of he and Ra's. A Black Mass, a retelling of Elijah Muhammad's Yacub myth. Early essays by LeRoi Jones, before he became Amiri Baraka, approach Ra first.