Friday, June 16
Sun Ra And His Myth Science Solar Arkestra* – Nidhamu + Dark Myth Equation Visitation (1971)
"In 1971, in Denmark, at the end of a tour, Sun Ra suddenly decided to take his whole band to Egypt. They had no concerts and no contacts there but Ra sold some recording rights to Black Lion to pay for the tickets and they flew out. They were stopped at customs and their instruments were temporarily impounded but they were let through as tourists. Then they booked into a hotel facing the pyramid at Giza. Word got to Hartmut Geerken, then working at the Goethe institute, and he quickly threw a concert together at his house in Heliopolis, for which Brigadier Salah Ragab borrowed army instruments for the Arkestra to play (he was later disciplined for it). ..."
YouTube: To Nature's God, Why Go to the Moon, Space Loneliness #2, Discipline #15, The Light Thereof, Cosmo-Darkness