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Previously Unreleased Sun Ra Live Recording From 1991 Now Available On Vinyl + CD

A stunning recording of a Sun Ra concert at the Inter-Media Arts Center in New York on April 20, 1991 is now available on Vinyl and CD. Sun Ra passed away two years later on May 30, 1993. The recording was previously unreleased. You can cop the recording on vinyl or CD. The vinyl set comes with “three premium RTI LP pressings” and costs $39.98 while the CD set comes with two discs and costs $25.98. Both purchases come “packaged in stunning, tri-fold chipboard jackets.” The releases which are limited in quantity “also features extensive liners by noted jazz writer Howard Mandel, and is wrapped in a gorgeous design by legendary album-art icon, Jim Flora. 

Triple LP pressed on HQ RTI vinyl and double CD, both with extensive liners.” The record is being released by Modern Harmonic. Watch/listen to a preview of the record via YouTube below. Scroll down to peep a list of all the musicians involved in the recording via WNYC and head here to cop.

Sun Ra and His Arkestra
Inter-Media Arts Center, April 20, 1991 (broadcast on WNYC, November 9, 1991)
Sun Ra—keyboards and synthesizer
John Gilmore—tenor saxophone and clarinet (vocal on East of the Sun)
Marshall Allen—alto saxophone and flute
June Tyson—vocals and violin
James Jackson—bassoon and flute and drum
Tyrone Hill—trombone
Earl “Buster” Smith—drums
Noel Scott—alto saxophone
Jothan Callins—bass
Elson Santos—percussion
Charles Davis—baritone saxophone
Michael Ray—trumpet and vocals
Ahmed Abdullah—trumpet
Fred Adams—trumpet
Clifford Barbaro—drums
T.C. Carney—vocals
Chris Capers—trumpet and flugelhorn
Theodore Thoms—percussion and dance
Ed Haber, Senior Concert Recording Engineer
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