Marshall Allen presents Sun Ra And His Arkestra:
In The Orbit Of Ra
Mastered from the original tapes, out Sept. 22 on Strut.
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Pre-orders for the 2CD and 2LP editions are also available here.
In The Orbit Of Ra celebrates one of the most legendary creative minds in jazz music, Sun Ra. Compiled by the current leader of Ra’s band the Arkestra, Marshall Allen, and mastered from the original reel to reel tapes, the music of Sun Ra has never sounded better.
“Plutonian Nights” was originally released on the El Saturn Records LP The Nubians Of Plutonia. Written and Arranged by Sun Ra. Recorded in Chicago, 1958-1959.
Sun Ra: Piano, Wurlitzer Electric Piano
Lucious Randolph: Trumpet
Marshall Allen: Alto Saxophone, Percussion
John Gilmore: Tenor Saxophone, Percussion
Pat Patrick: Baritone Saxophone
Ronnie Boykins: Bass
Robert Barry: Drums, Percussion
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