Sun Ra - AT THE SHOWCASE - LIVE IN CHICAGO - 2 LP - 180g Vinyl  [RSD 2024]

Sun Ra - AT THE SHOWCASE - LIVE IN CHICAGO - 2 LP - 180g Vinyl [RSD 2024]

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This product is a Record Store Day title and not available to pre-order.
Available to buy in-store from 8am on Saturday, 20/04/2024 (Record Store Day).
Any remaining copies will be available to buy online from 8pm on Monday 22/04/2024.

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SUN RA AT THE SHOWCASE: LIVE INCHICAGO contains previously unissued liverecordings of the legendary intergalacticcomposer/pianist Sun Ra captured live atJoe Segal's Jazz Showcase in Chicago, IL between November 4-10, 1977.

This is an official release on producer Zev Feldman'sJazz Detective record label, in partnership with Elemental Music, and in cooperation with the Sun Ra Trust.
Researched and compiled by longtime Sun Ra archivist Michael D. Anderson, and transferred from the original tape reels, this limited-edition 180-gram 2-LP edition (and deluxe 2-CD set) includes an extensive insert with rare photographs; liner notes by GRAMMY winning author and historian Ashley Kahn; and interviews and statements from a who's who of music icons.

Arkestra Personnel
John Gilmore - Tenor Sax
Marshall Allen - Alto Sax, Flute & Kora
Danny Davis - Alto Sax, Flute
Elo OmoE - Alto & Bass Clarinet
Danny Thompson - Baritone Sax & Flute
Michael Ray - Trumpet
Ahmed Abdullah - Trumpet
Emmett McDonald - Bass Trumpet
Vincent Chancey - French Horn
Dale Williams - Guitar (02-21-1976 Recording Only)
Richard William - Bass
Luqman Ali - Drums
Eddie Thomas - Drums & Vocal
James Jacson - Ancient Ihnfinity Drum & Oboe
Atakatune - Congas
June Tyson - Vocal
Cheryl Banks-Smith - Vocal
Wister (Judith Holton) – Vocal

Track List:

LP 1 - SIDE A = 17:39
01 Calling Planet Earth & The Shadow World 17:39

LP 1 - SIDE B = 18:55
01 Theme Of The Stargazers 3:00
02 Space Is The Place 7:09
03 NOTE – Extended Audience Applause 1:52
04 Ebah Speaks In Cosmic Tongue 3:24
05 Greetings From The Century Of 21 2:17
06 Joe Segal announcements 1:09

LP 2 - SIDE C = 27:10
01 New Beginning 3:00
02 View From Another Dimension 9:50
03 Visitor’s Approach 8:30
04 Anhk Nation aka Anhknaton 5:48

LP 2 - SIDE D = 25:08
01 Rose Room 6:32
02 Moonship Journey 10:19
03 Velvet 8:16