Sun Ra Arkestra, The

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Short biography of Sun Ra Arkestra, The: U.S. free-jazz ensemble that emerged during the mid-'50s. Initially centered around [a=Sun Ra] for almost 40 years, the Arkestra went through various incarnations and is still active currently under the leadership of [a=Marshall Allen].

[b]Note:[/b] Please use [b][a=Sun Ra Arkestra, The][/b] as PAN for all releases involving the Arkestra.
These few exceptions are not ANVs of the Arkestra and are PANs in their own right: [a1216899], [a1223627], [a1079121].
For Sun Ra's solo recordings (such as piano jazz, poetry, or spoken word), use [a35328].

[b]Current lineup:[/b]
[url=http://www.discogs.com/artist/Marshall+Allen]Marshall Allen[/url] - alto saxophone, flute, EVI - joined in 1958
[url=http://www.discogs.com/artist/Charles+Davis+%282%29]Charles Davis[/url] - tenor saxophone - joined in 1955
[url=http://www.discogs.com/artist/Michael+Ray]Michael Ray[/url] - trumpet, vocals - joined in 1978
[url=http://www.discogs.com/artist/John+Ore]John Ore[/url] - bass - joined in 1961
[url=http://www.discogs.com/artist/Fred+Adams]Fred Adams[/url] - trumpet - joined in 1982
[url=http://www.discogs.com/artist/Noel+Scott]Knoel Scott[/url] - alto saxophone - joined in 1979
[url=http://www.discogs.com/artist/Vincent+Chancey]Vincent Chancey[/url] - french horn - joined in 1976
[url=http://www.discogs.com/artist/Cecil+Brooks]Cecil Brooks[/url] - trumpet
[url=http://www.discogs.com/artist/Danny+Ray+Thompson]Danny Ray Thompson[/url] - flute, baritone sax, alto sax, bassoon - joined in 1967
[url=http://www.discogs.com/artist/Absholom+Ben+Shlomo]Abshalom Ben Shlomo[/url] - alto sax, clarinet - joined in 1970
[url=http://www.discogs.com/artist/Reynold+Scott]Rey Scott[/url] - baritone saxophone - joined in 1988
[url=http://www.discogs.com/artist/Dave+Davis+%288%29]Dave Davis[/url] - trombone - joined in 1997
[url=http://www.discogs.com/artist/Elson+Nascimento]Elson Nascimento[/url] - percussion - joined in 1988
[url=http://www.discogs.com/artist/Craig+Haynes]Craig Holiday Haynes[/url] - drums - joined in 1980
[url=http://www.discogs.com/artist/Dave+Hotep]D. Hotep[/url] - guitar - joined in 2000
[url=http://www.discogs.com/artist/Yahya+Abdul-Majid]Yahya Abdul-Majid[/url] - tenor saxophone - joined in 1980
[url=http://www.discogs.com/artist/Kash+Killion]Kash Killion[/url] - cello - joined in 1989
[url=http://www.discogs.com/artist/Bill+Davis+%285%29]Bill Davis[/url] - bass - joined in 1962
[url=http://www.discogs.com/artist/Tyler+Mitchell]Tyler Mitchell[/url] - bass - joined in 1985
[url=http://www.discogs.com/artist/Juini+Booth]Juini Booth[/url] - bass - joined in 1967
[url=http://www.discogs.com/artist/Farid+Barron]Farid Abdul-Bari Barron[/url] - piano
[url=http://www.discogs.com/artist/Wayne+Anthony+Smith%2C+Jr.]Wayne Anthony Smith Jr.[/url] - drums
James Stewart - tenor - joined in 2011
[url=http://www.discogs.com/artist/Craig+Harris+%283%29]Craig Harris[/url] - trombone

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  1. http://www.sunraarkestra.com/
  2. http://www.elrarecords.com/
  3. http://www.facebook.com/sunraarkestra
  4. http://twitter.com/SUNRAARKESTRA
  5. http://myspace.com/thesunraarkestra
  6. http://www.songkick.com/artists/143611-sun-ra-arkestra
  7. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sun_Ra#The_Arkestra
  8. http://www.whosampled.com/Sun-Ra/
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# Album cover Album title Tracks amount Download album in mp3? Official release date Production label
1 Sun Ra Arkestra, The - Out There A Minute Out There A Minute 12
mp3, CD
1989
2 Sun Ra Arkestra, The - The Heliocentric Worlds Of Sun Ra, Vol. I The Heliocentric Worlds Of Sun Ra, Vol. I 7
mp3, CD
1998 Get Back
3 Sun Ra Arkestra, The - Concert For The Comet Kohoutek Concert For The Comet Kohoutek 9
mp3, CD
1998 Get Back
4 Sun Ra Arkestra, The - Live In London 1990 Live In London 1990 8
mp3, CD
1996 Blast First
5 Sun Ra Arkestra, The - Space Is The Place Space Is The Place 5
mp3, CD
6 Sun Ra Arkestra, The - Sound Of Joy Sound Of Joy 9
mp3, CD
Delmark Records
7 Sun Ra Arkestra, The - Nothing Is... Nothing Is... 8
mp3, CD
1998 Get Back
8 Sun Ra Arkestra, The - Nuclear War Nuclear War 2
mp3, CD
1982 Y Records
9 Sun Ra Arkestra, The - Strange Celestial Road Strange Celestial Road 3
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1980 Y Records
10 Sun Ra Arkestra, The - Cosmos Cosmos 7
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1976 Blue Silver
11 Sun Ra Arkestra, The - Sleeping Beauty Sleeping Beauty 3
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2005 Art Yard
12 Sun Ra Arkestra, The - The Singles The Singles 49
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1996 Evidence (5)
13 Sun Ra Arkestra, The - The Heliocentric Worlds Of Sun Ra, Vol. I The Heliocentric Worlds Of Sun Ra, Vol. I 7
mp3, CD
1965 ESP Disk
14 Sun Ra Arkestra, The - Atlantis Atlantis 6
mp3, CD
1993 Evidence (5)
15 Sun Ra Arkestra, The - Jazz By Sun Ra Vol. 1 Jazz By Sun Ra Vol. 1 10
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1957 Transition
16 Sun Ra Arkestra, The - Atlantis Atlantis 5
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1973
17 Sun Ra Arkestra, The - Outer Space Employment Agency Outer Space Employment Agency 3
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1999 Total Energy
18 Sun Ra Arkestra, The - Soundtrack To Space Is The Place Soundtrack To Space Is The Place 16
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1993
19 Sun Ra Arkestra, The - The Heliocentric Worlds Of Sun Ra, Volume 2 The Heliocentric Worlds Of Sun Ra, Volume 2 3
mp3, CD
1966 ESP Disk
20 Sun Ra Arkestra, The - Cosmos Cosmos 7
mp3, CD
1977 Inner City Records
21 Sun Ra Arkestra, The - Lanquidity Lanquidity 5
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1978 Philly Jazz Inc.
22 Sun Ra Arkestra, The - Nuclear War Nuclear War 8
mp3, CD
2001-08-21 Atavistic
23 Sun Ra Arkestra, The - Nuits De La Fondation Maeght Volume 2 Nuits De La Fondation Maeght Volume 2 8
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1971
24 Sun Ra Arkestra, The - Nuits De La Fondation Maeght Volume 1 Nuits De La Fondation Maeght Volume 1 4
mp3, CD
1971
25 Sun Ra Arkestra, The - My Brother The Wind My Brother The Wind 4
mp3, CD
26 Sun Ra Arkestra, The - Live In London 1990 Live In London 1990 4
mp3, CD
1996 Blast First
27 Sun Ra Arkestra, The - The Futuristic Sounds Of Sun Ra The Futuristic Sounds Of Sun Ra 11
mp3, CD
1993 Savoy Jazz
28 Sun Ra Arkestra, The - On Jupiter On Jupiter 3
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2005-11-00 Art Yard
29 Sun Ra Arkestra, The - The Magic Sun The Magic Sun 5
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2005 Atavistic
30 Sun Ra Arkestra, The - Sun Song Sun Song 10
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1967 Delmark Records
31 Sun Ra Arkestra, The - Hours After Hours After 5
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1989 Black Saint
32 Sun Ra Arkestra, The - Live At Montreux Live At Montreux 13
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1978 Inner City Records
33 Sun Ra Arkestra, The - Strange Strings Strange Strings 3
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1966 Saturn Research
34 Sun Ra Arkestra, The - The Solar-Myth Approach Vol. 1 The Solar-Myth Approach Vol. 1 7
mp3, CD
1978 Affinity
35 Sun Ra Arkestra, The - The Cry Of Jazz The Cry Of Jazz 3
mp3, CD
2004-10-02 Atavistic

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