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Sun Ra
 
Gilmore, Joe: On Quasi-Convergence and Quiet Spaces Gilmore, Joe:
On Quasi-Convergence and Quiet Spaces

(Cut -- Switzerland )

Price: $14.00

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Solo computer improvisations assembled into larger works exploring the relationship between self and group.

Rake-Star: Some Ra Rake-Star:
Some Ra

(Spool -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Mining the spaceways with Sun Ra compositions and original compositions, this large band extends the ideas of the Arkestra while making room for modern like-minded players.

Sun Ra : Live in Rome [2 CDs] Sun Ra :
Live in Rome [2 CDs]

(Transparency -- USA )

Price: $16.95

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A great document from Sun Ra's Arkestra recorded live at the Teatro Giulio Cesare in Rome, Italy in the spring of 1980, with Michael Ray, John Gilmore and Marshall Allen.

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: The Cry of Jazz [DVD] Sun Ra & His Arkestra:
The Cry of Jazz [DVD]

(Atavistic -- Atavistic )

Price: $19.95

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Sun Ra & His Arkestra: The Lost Arkestra Series Part 1  [10" VINYL] Sun Ra & His Arkestra:
The Lost Arkestra Series Part 1 [10" VINYL]

(KS Art Yard Series -- Great Britain )

Price: $13.95

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A 10" release presenting three unreleased tracks from the Art Yard Sun Ra & His Arkestra vaults, "Along Came Ra" featuring June Tyson; "The Sky Is A Sea Of Darkness When There Is No Sun" and "We Travel The Spaceways."

Sun Ra and His Arkestra: Cosmo Sun Connection Sun Ra and His Arkestra:
Cosmo Sun Connection

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.00

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Sun Ra And His Band From Outer Space: Space Aura [10" VINYL] Sun Ra And His Band From Outer Space:
Space Aura [10" VINYL]

(Art Yard -- Germany )

Price: $19.95

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Well recorded, previously unknown and unreleased 1966 concert at the University of Buffalo with Sun Ra on piano & clavioline, plus John Gilmore, Marshall Allen, Pat Patrick, Robert Cummings, Teddy Nance, Clifford Jarvis, Ronnie Boykins, James Jacson, Carl Nimrod Malone.

Sun Ra and His Intergalactic Myth Science Solar Arkestra: On Jupiter Sun Ra and His Intergalactic Myth Science Solar Arkestra:
On Jupiter

(Art Yard -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.00

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Recorded around the time of Sleeping Beauty, this album features the same funky approach to grooves and swinging electric trance, a focal point of Sun Ra's 70's catalog

Sun Ra and His Intergalactic Myth Science Solar Arkestra: Sleeping Beauty Sun Ra and His Intergalactic Myth Science Solar Arkestra:
Sleeping Beauty

(Art Yard -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.00

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An extremely soulful electric album from Sun Ran and the Intergalactic Myth Science Solar Arkestra, a groove driven and funky swirling masterpiece from the late 70's.

Sun Ra and His Intergalactic Myth Science Solar Arkestra: Sleeping Beauty [VINYL] Sun Ra and His Intergalactic Myth Science Solar Arkestra:
Sleeping Beauty [VINYL]

(KS Art Yard Series -- Netherlands )

Price: $16.95

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An extremely soulful electric album from Sun Ran and the Intergalactic Myth Science Solar Arkestra, a groove driven and funky swirling masterpiece from the late 70's.

Sun Ra and His Intergalactic Myth Science Solar Arkestra: The Antique Blacks Sun Ra and His Intergalactic Myth Science Solar Arkestra:
The Antique Blacks

(Art Yard -- Great Britain )

Price: $13.50

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Long-sought Saturn reissue from Sun Ra with a mid-size ensemble of some of his most prominent players, the electric side of Ra in amazing compositions mostly unique to this release.

Sun Ra and His Intergalactic Solar Research Arkestra: Helsinki 1971 Sun Ra and His Intergalactic Solar Research Arkestra:
Helsinki 1971

(Transparency -- USA )

Price: $19.95

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Live recordings of Sun Ra's large Intergalactic Solar Research Arkestra performing live in Helsinki, 1971, plus a DVD of a 1971 interview with The Finnish Broadcasting Co.

Sun Ra and his Omniverse Jet-set Arkestra: Beyond The Purple Star Zone + Oblique Parallax Sun Ra and his Omniverse Jet-set Arkestra:
Beyond The Purple Star Zone + Oblique Parallax

(Art Yard -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.95

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Two related classic Saturn LP reissues on a single CD, both recorded at the Detroit Jazz Centre in 1980 and 1981 respectively with Sun Ra's large Omniverse Jet-set Arkestra.

Sun Ra and His Space ARKestra: The Universe Sent Me - Lost Reel Collection Volume 5 Sun Ra and His Space ARKestra:
The Universe Sent Me - Lost Reel Collection Volume 5

(Transparency -- USA )

Price: $16.95

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Two lost Sun Ra and the Arkestra recordings, the first from 1972 in NYC at The Seaport Museum in 1972, and a 1973 recording from Paris France.

Sun Ra Arkestra, The: Live in Nickelsdorf 1984 [3 CDs] Sun Ra Arkestra, The:
Live in Nickelsdorf 1984 [3 CDs]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

Price: $30.95

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A triple CD documenting Sun Ra's 1984 European Tour, here performing live in Nickelsdorf, Germany at Jazzgalerie for an ebullient set of Sun Ra originals and standards with the Arkestra including John Gilmore, Marshall Allen, Danny Ray Thompson, Eloe Taylor, James Jackson, &c &c.

Sun Ra Arkestra, The: Live in Nickelsdorf 1984 [VINYL 4 LP BOX] Sun Ra Arkestra, The:
Live in Nickelsdorf 1984 [VINYL 4 LP BOX]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

Price: $69.95

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A sturdy 4 LP box set documenting Sun Ra's 1984 European Tour, here performing live in Nickelsdorf, Germany at Jazzgalerie, for an ebullient set of Sun Ra originals and standards with the Arkestra including John Gilmore, Marshall Allen, Danny Ray Thompson, Eloe Taylor, James Jackson, &c &c.

Sun Ra Arkestra: Sunrise In Different Dimensions Sun Ra Arkestra:
Sunrise In Different Dimensions

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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3rd edition of this great live recording of Sun Ra and his Arkestra from 1980 in Switzerland, originally released as a double LP, and remastered for CD in 2010.

Sun Ra: Continuation [2 CDs] Sun Ra:
Continuation [2 CDs]

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

Price: $17.95

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A rare release of vintage Sun Ra remastered from the original tapes, featuring 14 tracks not issued anywhere else on a bonus CD, altogether totaling over 80 minutes of great music.

Sun Ra: Continuation [VINYL] Sun Ra:
Continuation [VINYL]

(Saturn -- USA )

Price: $15.95

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Saturn's reissue of this interesting late-60's Sun Ra LP, presenting a mix of instruments and instrumental works, with the Arkestra including John Gilmore, Danny Davis, Danny Thomas, Marshall Allen, Pat Patrick, &c.

Sun Ra: Disco 3000 [VINYL] Sun Ra:
Disco 3000 [VINYL]

(KS Art Yard Series -- Great Britain )

Price: $17.95

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Kindred Spirits & Artyard collaborated to reissue this key 1978 Sun Ra small ensemble album with John Gilmore (sax), Michael Ray (trumpet), and Luqman Ali (drums) recorded at Teatro Cilak in Milan, Italy.

Sun Ra: Feature Pharoah Sanders & Black Harold Sun Ra:
Feature Pharoah Sanders & Black Harold

(ESP -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Sun Ra's 1964 ESP release with a young saxophonist Pharoah Sanders and Black Harold Murray on flute and log drum, remastered and with an additional 45 minutes.

Sun Ra: Heliocentric Worlds Volume 3 Sun Ra:
Heliocentric Worlds Volume 3

(ESP -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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Sun Ra: Horizon Sun Ra:
Horizon

(Art Yard -- Great Britain )

Price: $13.50

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In 1971 Sun Ra suddenly decided to take the Arkestra to Egypt, though he had no concerts planned; these remarkable recordings are from the Cairo Balloon Theatre.

Sun Ra: Media Dreams Sun Ra:
Media Dreams

(Art Yard -- Great Britain )

Price: $18.50

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Drawn from 3 classic 70's Sun Ra records, these quartet settings mix Sun Ra's electronics with great rhythmic and instrumental jazz, visionary and still futuristic music.

Sun Ra: Nidhamu / Dark Myth Equation Sun Ra:
Nidhamu / Dark Myth Equation

(Art Yard -- Great Britain )

Price: $13.50

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Reissuing two Sun Ra LPs from the Arkestra's 70s Egyptian tour, an amazing formation of the band with Sun Ra on Moog, adding two bonus tracks from the original releases.

Sun Ra: Space Probe Sun Ra:
Space Probe

(Art Yard -- USA )

Price: $16.95

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Recorded mostly in the early'60s in a sextet with Marshall Allen, John Gilmore, &c., this album explores stripped back forms and colour combinations that take jazz into unusual territories.

Sun Ra: Sub Underground Series Vol 1 & 2 - Cosmo Earth Fantasy Sun Ra:
Sub Underground Series Vol 1 & 2 - Cosmo Earth Fantasy

(Art Yard (ReR TYARD) -- USA )

Price: $12.00

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A Saturn release from the 1960's featuring a wide-range of pieces from studio recordings, rehearsals, and live concerts that are all heart-felt and made in the traditional Sun Ra style.

Sun Ra: Sun Song [VINYL] Sun Ra:
Sun Song [VINYL]

(Delmark -- USA )

Price: $13.45

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Reissuing Sun Ra's first album from 1957 on Transition Records, in a band including John Gilmore, Pat Patrick, Julian Priester, Wilburn Green, &c., with Sun Ra's original liner notes and poetry, a must-have release for Sun Ra fans.

Sun Ra: Untitled Recordings Sun Ra:
Untitled Recordings

(Transparency -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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Sun Ra: Wake Up Angels [2 CDs] Sun Ra:
Wake Up Angels [2 CDs]

(Art Yard -- Great Britain )

Price: $18.00

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Live recordings from Sun Ra Solar-Myth and Intergalactic Arkestras performing live at the Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Festival from 1972-74, well-recorded and great performances in this first issue of these great concerts.

Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields: Akra Kampoj Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields:
Akra Kampoj

(New Atlantis -- USA )

Price: $9.56

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Using mostly unprocessed electric guitars, the duo of Elliott Sharp and Scott Fields' latest release presents eight dueling guitar works using dynamic, angular tones and textures, from extremely aggressive work to clean avant-jazz with twisted technical intent.

Sun Ra & His Myth Science Arkestra: The Paris Tapes: Live at le Theatre du Chaelet 1971 [VINYL] Sun Ra & His Myth Science Arkestra:
The Paris Tapes: Live at le Theatre du Chaelet 1971 [VINYL]

(KS Art Yard Series -- Netherlands )

Price: $16.95

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Essential live recordings from the legendary 1971 performance at Le Theatre du le Chatelet, Paris, France with a large Arkestra including Ahk Tal Ebah, Marshall Allen, Danny Davis, John Gilmore, Hakim Rahim, Clifford Jarvis, James Jackson, Larry Northington, &c.

Sun Ra Arkestra: Live In Ulm 1992 [2 CDs] Sun Ra Arkestra:
Live In Ulm 1992 [2 CDs]

(Leo -- Great Britain )

Price: $29.95

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Leo Records joins the celebration of Herman Blount, aka Sun Ra's, 100th birthday with this double CD, 100 minutes in 17 compositions of an 11-piece Arkestra performing live in Ulm, Germany in 1992, a great mix of classic Sun Ra pieces in a nearly continuous set.

Sun Ra Arkestra: Sunrise In Different Dimensions [VINYL 2 audiophile LPs + 4 postcards] Sun Ra Arkestra:
Sunrise In Different Dimensions [VINYL 2 audiophile LPs + 4 postcards]

(hatART -- Switzerland )

Price: $69.95

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The ultimate audiophile repressing of this essential album of Sun Ra and his Arkestra performing live in Switzerland in 1980, originally an LP, then a CD, and now restored and expanded to 2 LPs in the original box packaging, with 3 new tracks and 4 post cards.

Ganelin, Slava / Ned Rothenberg: Falling Into Place: Live in Jaffa Ganelin, Slava / Ned Rothenberg:
Falling Into Place: Live in Jaffa

(Auris Media -- Israel )

Price: $10.47

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Ratkje, Maja: Voice [VINYL LP + CD] Ratkje, Maja:
Voice [VINYL LP + CD]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

Price: $20.95

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Composer, singer, electronic manipulator, violinist and theremin player Maja Solveig Kjelstrup Ratkje released this, her debut album, on CD in 2002, now available again on vinyl LP.

Sun Ra and the Intergalactic Research Arkestra: Live in London 1970 Sun Ra and the Intergalactic Research Arkestra:
Live in London 1970

(Transparency -- USA )

Price: $10.19

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Two sets from Sun Ra's very large Arkestra with both Allen and Gilmore recorded live at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London on November 9th, 1970 - their debut UK concert.

Sun Ra and His Intergalactic Research Arkestra: Planets of Life or Death: Amiens '73 Sun Ra and His Intergalactic Research Arkestra:
Planets of Life or Death: Amiens '73

(Strut -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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Originally released on LP for Record Store Day 2015, this is an unissued Sun Ra concert from Amiens, France in 1973 with a 19-piece Arkestra performing live at Maison de la Culture, a good quality capture of this intense, ritualistic and visceral concert from the band's prime.

Geerken, Hartmut And Chris Trent: Omniverse Sun Ra [BOOK] Geerken, Hartmut And Chris Trent:
Omniverse Sun Ra [BOOK]

(Art Yard -- USA )

Price: $71.95

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Originally published in 1994, Hartmut Geerken and Chris Trent's comprehensive reference of Sun Ra includes a pictorial and annotated discography, essays and photo documents, photographs; this 2nd edition adds new photographs, photo documents, and essays.

Rollig, Silke / Burton Greene: Space Is Still The Place Rollig, Silke / Burton Greene:
Space Is Still The Place

(Improvising Beings -- France )

Price: $12.95

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New York free jazz pianist Burton Greene and free jazz vocalist Silke Rollig recorded these thirteen improvisations at The Loft in Koln, Germany in 2013, a mix of lyrical free playing with scat and freeform vocals, accompanied by flute, and by sax, on one piece each.

Sun Ra & His Astro Infinity Arkestra: The Intergalactic Thing [VINYL 2 LPS + DOWNLOAD CODE] Sun Ra & His Astro Infinity Arkestra:
The Intergalactic Thing [VINYL 2 LPS + DOWNLOAD CODE]

(Roaratorio -- USA )

Price: $36.95

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Unreleased material from Sun Ra & His Astro Infinity Arkestra recorded in the rehearsal space of Sun Ra's Philadelphia home in 1969, with a dozen never-before-heard pieces from Ra's songbook, plus reworkings of some classics; invaluable music for the Sun Ra collector.

Sun Ra: The Saturn Singles Vol. 2: 1959-1962 [VINYL] Sun Ra:
The Saturn Singles Vol. 2: 1959-1962 [VINYL]

(Jeanne Dielman -- Italy )

Price: $22.95

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The second volume of "The Saturn Singles", recordings from Sun Ra's own El Saturn label, focusing on recordings with Yochanan (aka The Space Age Vocalist), a wildly original street performer from Chicago whom Sun Ra befriended, plus other tracks from 1959-1962.

Sun Ra: Disco 3000 Sun Ra:
Disco 3000

(Art Yard -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.45

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Sun Ra's highly sought after 1978 small ensemble live recording from Milan, originally released on his Saturn labelt.

Harley, Rufus: Bagpipes of the World Harley, Rufus:
Bagpipes of the World

(Transparency -- USA )

Price: $12.00

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3 CDs from the late bagpiper and multi-instrumentalist Rufus Harley, a frequent Sun Ra compatriot, recording in Paris, in a long radio interview from 1995, and live in Jamaica.

Sun Ra: Dance of the Living Image: Lost Reel Collection Volume Four Sun Ra:
Dance of the Living Image: Lost Reel Collection Volume Four

(Transparency -- Italy )

Price: $12.32

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Sun Ra always a tape recorder running, especially in rehersals, and these recordings are from an otherwise undocumented yet legendary trip to Mexico in 1974.

Sun Ra: Joyful Noise [BLU-RAY] Sun Ra:
Joyful Noise [BLU-RAY]

(MVD -- USA )

Price: $13.75

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A one-hour documentary, restored from the original 16mm film, by Robert Mugge who spent two years shooting Sun Ra and the Arkestra in performance in Baltimore and Philadelpha, including interviews with band members, a rehearsal, and a solo keyboard performance.

Sun Ra Arkestra: Audio Series Volume 1:  Live at Myron's Ballroom Sun Ra Arkestra:
Audio Series Volume 1: Live at Myron's Ballroom

(Transparency -- USA )

Price: $12.38

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A 1981 performance at Los Angeles' Myron's Ballroom with a 15 piece Arkestra performing longer Sun Ra works including "Space is The Place", "The Shadow World", "We Travel the Spaceways", with Gilmore, Marsall, Tyson, Ray, Williams, Harris, &c.

Sun Ra Arkestra: Club Lingerie (LA 1985) [2 CDs] Sun Ra Arkestra:
Club Lingerie (LA 1985) [2 CDs]

(Transparency -- USA )

Price: $10.38

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A well-recorded performance at Club Lingerie in Hollywood, 1985 with a 14-piece band including June Tyson on vocals, John Gilmore on sax, Pat Patrick on baritone sax, Danny Ray Thompson on sax & flute, and Marshall Allen on sax & flute, &c.



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Sun Ra Arkestra: Sunrise In Different Dimensions

Sun Ra Arkestra: Sunrise In Different Dimensions [VINYL 2 audiophile LPs + 4 postcards]

Sun Ra & His Astro Infinity Arkestra: The Intergalactic Thing [VINYL 2 LPS + DOWNLOAD CODE]

Sun Ra: Continuation [2 CDs]

Sun Ra Arkestra: Live In Ulm 1992 [2 CDs]

Sun Ra and His Intergalactic Research Arkestra: Planets of Life or Death: Amiens '73

Sun Ra & His Myth Science Arkestra: The Paris Tapes: Live at le Theatre du Chaelet 1971 [VINYL]

Sun Ra: Sun Song [VINYL]

Geerken, Hartmut And Chris Trent: Omniverse Sun Ra [BOOK]

Sun Ra and His Intergalactic Myth Science Solar Arkestra: The Antique Blacks

Sun Ra: The Saturn Singles Vol. 2: 1959-1962 [VINYL]

Sun Ra: Untitled Recordings

Sun Ra and his Omniverse Jet-set Arkestra: Beyond The Purple Star Zone + Oblique Parallax

Sun Ra: Feature Pharoah Sanders & Black Harold

Gilmore, Joe: On Quasi-Convergence and Quiet Spaces

Sun Ra: Disco 3000

Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields: Akra Kampoj

Sun Ra Arkestra, The: Live in Nickelsdorf 1984 [3 CDs]

Sun Ra: Media Dreams

Rake-Star: Some Ra