sun ra & his arkestra

at inter-media arts, april 1991

2016 3lp usa modern harmonic mhcd-022

also available as a 2cd set
    (2016, 2cd, usa, modern harmonic mhcd-022)

recorded at the inter-media arts center, huntington, new york on april 20, 1991
broadcast on wnyc radio on november 9, 1991

sun ra: keyboards and synthesizer
john gilmore: tenor saxophone, clarinet, vocals
marshall allen: alto saxophone, flute
june tyson: vocals, violin, dance
james jacson: bassoon, flute, drum, vocals
tyrone hill: trombone
earl 'buster' smith: drums
knoel scott: alto saxophone
jothan callins: bass
elson 'dos santos' nascimento: percussion
charles davis: baritone saxophone
michael ray: trumpet, vocals
ahmed abdullah: trumpet, backing vocals
fred adams: trumpet
clifford barbaro: drums
t.c. carney 'mr. tcIII': vocals
chris gapers: trumpet, flugelhorn
teddy thomas: percussion, dance

all songs written by sun ra, except where noted

disc one

  1. intro / springtime again
  2. advice to medics / friendly galaxy
  3. love in outer space
  4. hocus pocus  (hudson)
  5. the mayan temples
  6. yeah man!  (sissle / henderdson)
  7. prelude to a kiss  (ellington)
  8. space is the place / we travel the spaceways

disc two

  1. intro / early autumn (herman / mercer / burns)
  2. opus in springtime
  3. retrospect / east of the sun (bowman)
  4. carefree
  5. cocktails for two  (coslow / johnston)
  6. planet earth day
  7. space loneliness
  8. we travel the spaceways