Sun Ra

Sun Ra - Mayan Temples (1990) {Black Saint 120121-2}  Music

Posted by ruskaval at May 23, 2018
Sun Ra - Mayan Temples (1990) {Black Saint 120121-2}

Sun Ra - Mayan Temples (1990) {Black Saint 120121-2}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 441 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 187 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 14 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1990 Black Saint | 120121-2
Jazz / Avant-Garde Jazz / Experimental Big Band / Progressive Jazz

One of the finest Sun Ra recordings from his final years, this effort is particularly recommended due to the many Ra keyboard solos and John Gilmore features, the latter of which include a tenor showcase on "Opus In Springtime." Trumpeters Michael Ray and Ahmed Abdullah, altoist Marshall Allen and singer June Tyson also have their spots, and the repertoire consists of ten Ra originals (including a remake of "El Is the Sound of Joy") and three standard ballads. Overall, this is a fine all-around studio set. Recommended.
Sun Ra and His Arkestra - Pleiades A Jazz Symphonique (Remastered 2018)

Sun Ra and His Arkestra - Pleiades A Jazz Symphonique (Remastered 2018)
MP3 CBR 320kbps | Tracks: 13| 113:01 min | 261 Mb
Style: Jazz | Label: Enterplanetary Koncepts

The Pleiades are an open star cluster in the constellation Taurus. One of the nearest such clusters to Earth, the Seven Sisters (as they're also known) comprise middle-aged, hot B-type stars which can be viewed by Earthlings in the night sky without a telescope. The nine brightest stars of the cluster are named for the Seven Sisters of Greek mythology and their parents.
Sun Ra - Space Age Rhythm & Bop: The 1950s (2018) {Enterplanetary Koncepts Digital Download}

Sun Ra - Space Age Rhythm & Bop: The 1950s (2018) {Enterplanetary Koncepts Digital Download}
FLAC (tracks) - 16bit/44kHz - Official Digital Download (qobuz.com) -> 204 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 117 Mb | Cover | 5% repair rar
© 2018 Enterplanetary Koncepts
Jazz / Bop / Doo-Wop / Big Band Jazz / Urban Soul

Before Sun Ra began navigating the cosmic flux and piloting passengers across the universe, the bandleader Herman "Sunny" (or "Sonny") Blount (b. Birmingham, Alabama, 1914) was developing his musical craft in Chicago. In the early and mid-1950s that meant collaborating with artists in the fields of doo-wop, rhythm & blues, late-period big band jazz, and urban soul. History reveals that before Sun Ra was an orchestra leader, he was a session leader.
Sun Ra - Beyond the Purple Star Zone & Oblique Parallax (1980) {Art Yard ‎CD 005 rel 2010}

Sun Ra - Beyond the Purple Star Zone & Oblique Parallax (1980) {Art Yard ‎CD 005 rel 2010}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 283 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 126 Mb
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© 1980, 2010 Art Yard ‎| CD 005
Jazz / Avant-Garde Jazz / Space Jazz / Progressive Jazz

In 1980 Sun-Ra fanatic Rick Steiger organised what was to be the "Greatest cultural event going on in America at that time" according to Sun Ra himself. The concert started the day after Christmas and evolved into a 6-day, 11-performance residency that rocked the Detroit Jazz centre to it's boots. These are nine tracks from those sessions, capturing the Arkestra in full flight with some help from local musicians Tani Tabbal, Ali Mora, Jaribu Shahid and Reggie Fields. Pure vibes!!!
Sun Ra - It's After The End Of The World (1970/2014) [Official Digital Download 24/88]

Sun Ra and His Intergalactic Research Arkestra - It's After The End Of The World (1970/2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88,2 kHz | Time - 49:42 minutes | 962 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Over than 50 years ago, born Herman Poole Blount, the ex-Fletcher Henderson pianist changed his name to Sun Ra and formed an “Intergalactic Research Arkestra”. The avant-garde big band, which also incorporated elements of Duke Ellington and Count Basie, divided the jazz world. This album was recorded at a series of Sun Ra appearances at jazz festivals in Germany in 1970 and stands as a documentation of jazz history.
Sun Ra and His Arkestra - Of Mythic Worlds (Remastered 2018) (1980/2018)

Sun Ra and His Arkestra - Of Mythic Worlds (Remastered 2018) (1980/2018)
WEB FLAC (Tracks) - 141 MB | Cover | 00:28:19
Jazz | Label: Enterplanetary Koncepts

Of Mythic Worlds is a fine album recorded in 1979 that sounds like a studio date. "Mayan Temples" is a great piece: slow and exotic with lots of flutes and bass clarinet. A nice reading of "Over the Rainbow" follows, then a great piano feature called "Inside the Blues." Side two heads just a bit farther out, with "Intrinsic Energies" sounding like some kind of space bebop while "Of Mythic Worlds" is a great tenor feature for John Gilmore. This is another album that will probably be tough to find but well worth it.

Sun Ra - Of Abstract Dreams (2018)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at March 15, 2018
Sun Ra - Of Abstract Dreams (2018)

Sun Ra - Of Abstract Dreams (2018)
WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. front cover - 172 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 90.9 MB
Label: Strut | Tracks: 04 | Time: 39:13 min
Jazz, Avant-Garde, Jazz Fusion

Strut and Art Yard present another exclusive from the vast catalogue of cosmic jazz pioneer Sun Ra: a previously unreleased radio session most likely recorded at the WXPN FM radio studios in Philadelphia, 1974-5.

Sun Ra - Space Is The Place (1973) {1998 Impulse} **[RE-UP]**  Music

Posted by TestTickles at March 10, 2018
Sun Ra - Space Is The Place (1973) {1998 Impulse} **[RE-UP]**

Sun Ra - Space Is The Place (1973) {1998 Impulse}
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | scans | 319 mb
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 132 mb
Genre: jazz

Space Is The Place is the 1973 album by jazz pianist Sun Ra. Since the original vinyl record was mixed and released only in quadraphonic (in stereo), this has been said to be the quad mix so you have the decoders, you will be able to hear it as originally intended. This CD was released on 10 March, 1998 by Impulse.

Sun Ra & His Arkestra - Sun Ra Plays Gershwin (2018)  Music

Posted by delpotro at Feb. 11, 2018
Sun Ra & His Arkestra - Sun Ra Plays Gershwin (2018)

Sun Ra & His Arkestra - Sun Ra Plays Gershwin (2018)
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 00:40:20 | 92 Mb
Jazz, Free Jazz | Label: Enterplanetary Koncepts

Sun Ra admired George Gershwin and paid musical tribute to the great composer's legacy countless times over his 50-year performing and recording career. This digital-only release, spanning 38 years (1951–1989), compiles some of the best recorded examples of Ra's idiosyncratic takes on the Gershwin catalog. These performances encompass a variety of styles and personnel — full Arkestra, trio with vocalist (Hattie Randolph), duo (Sun Ra and Wilbur Ware), and doo-wop (The Nu Sounds, arranged and accompanied by Sun Ra).

Sun Ra & His Arkestra - Pictures of Infinity (2017)  Music

Posted by Domestos at Jan. 24, 2018
Sun Ra & His Arkestra - Pictures of Infinity (2017)

Sun Ra & His Arkestra - Pictures of Infinity (2017)
WEB FLAC (tracks) ~ 426.16 Mb | 01:15:12 | Cover | Country: Birmingham, Alabama, US
Free Jazz, Avant-Garde, Big Band, Space Jazz | Label: Enterplanetary Koncepts

This collection of recordings, drawn from several sources, are somewhat stylistically unified. The personnel, arrangements, audio quality, and research indicate these recordings were made at concert locations in and around New York, ca. 1966. They might have originated from a series of college tours Sun Ra undertook with the Arkestra in upstate New York, while the band was living and largely working in New York City.