Thursday, January 14

The Heliocentric Worlds of Sun Ra (1965-1966)


Wikipedia - "The Heliocentric Worlds of Sun Ra, Volume One is a 1965 album by the jazz musician Sun Ra. The back cover describes it as an 'album of compositions and arrangements by Sun Ra played by Sun Ra and his Solar Arkestra'. The album is a notable example of the radical break which Sun Ra's music of that time had made with 'previous notions of melody or harmony'. Although heavily percussive, the music also dispenses with a continuous beat; instead Ra's music is reconstructed around 'interweaving compositional and improvisatory creative principles with programmatic affects'. ..."
W - The Heliocentric Worlds of Sun Ra, Volume One
W - The Heliocentric Worlds of Sun Ra, Volume Two
allmusic - Vol. 1, allmusic - Vol. 2
A Fickle Sonance - Point of Departure
dusted magazine
New York Night Train
amazon
Spotify - Vol. 1, Vol. 2
YouTube: Vol. 1, Vol. 2

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