This might hold some interest for serious Sun Ra fans, but those looking for more of an informative overview of his band's significance, or even an exciting sampling of its concert music, are likely to be disappointed.
The Sun Ra discography is one of the largest discographies in music history. Jazz keyboardist, bandleader and composer Sun Ra recorded dozens of singles and over one hundred full-length albums, comprising well over 1000 songs, and making him one of the most prolific recording artists of the 20th century.
Space Is the Place is a jazz album by Sun Ra. It was released in 1973. This album was originally issued in LP format on the ABC Records label, Blue Thumb Records; in the CD era it was issued with the Impulse! label. all written and arranged by Sun Ra). "Space is the Place" - 21:14. Sea of Sounds" - 7:42. Rocket Number Nine" - 2:50.
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By 1959, Sun Ra was creating Other-World Music. Four titles on Spaceways-and arguably a fifth, "New Horizons"-are not of this Earth. We Travel The Spaceways (sometimes spelled "Space Ways") ranks as an essential Sun Ra collection. It's brief (less than 25 minutes), and though it was recorded in three separate, unrelated sessions over a five-year-span (making it a compilation rather than an album), it's chock full of "hits"-or what would be chart-toppers in the perfect Sun Ra universe. The recordings were made in Chicago from 1956-1961, but the album was not released on Ra's Saturn label until 1966, long after Sunny and his band had relocated to New York and zoomed light years beyond the forms etched in the grooves of that platter. In retrospect, every period in Sun Ra's career seems transitional, but 1959-1961 especially so.
Legendary musician, composer, artist, cosmic philosopher, and space explorer. Initially centered around Sun Ra for almost 40 years, the Arkestra went through various incarnations and is still active currently under the l. Sun Ra. 26 November at 05:57 ·. The Sun Ra Bandcamp catalog celebrates Cyber Monday all week.
Sun Ra album bestography. Higher ranked (5,550th) This album (5,855th) Lower ranked (7,252nd) The Magic City Space Is The Place Cosmic Tones For Mental Therapy. Members who like this album also like: Bitches Brew by Miles Davis, In A Silent Way by Miles Davis and White Light/White Heat by The Velvet Underground. Listen to Space Is The Place on YouTube. Sun Ra - Space is the place ( movie - 1974 ). SUN RA, Space Is The Place. Space Is The Place track list.