Today’s show is a Vibrational exploration of the explosive supernova that is the music, thought, and performance of Sun Ra, and the Utopian energetic nebula of the Astro Intergalactic Infinity Arkestra.
Featuring special guests Intergalactic Dissonance and The Astral Apprentice, and songs from a recording of Sun Ra and his Arkestra live at Panama Red’s in Champaign, IL April 4 1979. We’ll also be playing some of the following intergalactic popular hits: Nuclear War, Mu, Space Is the Place, We Travel the Spaceways, Take the “A” Train, Calling Planet Earth, Astro Black, Bassism, and more!
Turn on. Tune in. Destination unknown!
Nuclear War . Nuclear War . 1982 . Saturn
Sun Ra & his Astro-Infinity Arkestra . Mu . Atlantis . 1969 . Enterplanetary Koncepts
Astro Black . Concert for the Comet Kohoutek . 1973 . ESP
Kwame Hadi-tp (solo on Discipline 27); Akh Tal Ebah-tp, flg, mellophone, voc; Dick Griffin or Charles Stephens-tb; Marshall Allen-as, ob, fl, perc; Danny Davis-as, fl, perc; John Gilmore-ts, perc, voc; Eloe Omoe-bcl, perc; Danny Thompson-bs, fl, perc; James Jacson-bsn, fl, Ancient Egyptian Infinity Drum; Alzo Wright-vln, clo, d; Ronnie Boykins-b; Sun Ra-Mini-Moog syn, org, declamation; Tommy “Bugs” Hunter-d; June Tyson-voc, dance; Space Ethnic Voices: prob. Judith Holton-dance, voc; prob. Cheryl Banks-dance, voc; Ruth Wright-voc, dance
Sun Ra and his Myth Science Arkestra . We Travel the Spaceways ; Caling Planet Earth. Fate in a Pleasant Mood . 1965
Yeah Man (Fletcher Henderson) . live at Panama Red’s . bootleg . 1979
Bassism . The Futuristic Sounds of Sun Ra (We Are In the Future) . 1961 . Savoy
Take the “A” Train . Solo Piano (Venice 1977) . 1971 . Enterplanetary Koncepts.
An Unbeknowneth Love . Media Dreams . 2008 . Art Yard
Sun Ra & his Myth Science Arkestra & The Nu Sounds . Black Sky and Blue Moon . The Nubians of Plutonia . 1966 . Enterplanetary Koncepts
The Truth about Planet Earth . Media Dreams . 2008 . Art Yard
Echoes of the World . Disco 3000 . 2007 . Art Yard
Days of Happiness . God Is More Than Love Can Ever Be . 1979 . Enterplanetary Koncepts