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).
Music for the silent film 'Man With a Movie Camera' (1929 - USSR) by Dziga Vertov, followed by 'Petite collection de rêves étranges et pièces plaisantes'. French avant-prog unit Art Zoyd formed in 1969 around the core of bassist Thierry Zaboitzeff, percussionist Jean-Pierre Soarez, and violin player Gérard Hourbette, with guitarist Rocco Fernandez, pianist Patricia Dallio, percussionist Daniel Denis (who later formed Univers Zero), and a changing lineup of half-a-dozen additional instrumentalists. In 1975, Zaboitzeff took over the group and changed its musical direction. The personnel would be narrowed to include two violins, electric bass, and trumpet, as evidenced by their debut full-length…
Berlin School retro style electronic music with long tracks with carefully composed sequences and ambient landscapes that is perfect for dreaming and reflection.
Bas Broekhuis, Detlef Keller, Mario Schönwälder, Wolfram Spyra & Bill Fox get together as the Space Cowboys in Jelenia Gora Poland in September 2004 for the Ricochet Gathering Electronic Music Festival. All musicians are from Germany except Bill Fox who traveled from USA. Spyra and Bill Fox are featured on the last two tracks. This is the first time all musicians played together without rehearsal so the music is live and improvised. The music is definitely like 1970's Tangerine Dream and Klaus Schulze and this release is limited to only 300 digipaks.