sun ra arkestra

cosmo omnibus imagiable - live at pit-inn, tokyo, 8, 8, 1988

1988 cd japan diw-824
1988 lp japan diw-8024

this album also got released as a vinyl picture disc album  (diwp 2) in a limited edition of less than 1000 copies.

recorded live at 'pit-inn', tokyo, japan on 1988/08/08

sun ra: p, syn, voc
michael ray: tp, voc (on 'why was i born')
ahmed abdullah: tp
tyrone hill: tb
marshall allen: as
john gilmore: ts, timbales
danny thompson: bs
leroy taylor (eloe omoe): as, bcl, contra-alto cl
june tyson: vln, voc (on 'astro black')
bruce edwards: eg
rollo radford: eb
eric walker: d
earl "buster" smith: d

  1. introduction -- cosmo approach prelude (ra) (7:29)
  2. angel race -- i'll wait for you (ra) (7:18)
  3. can you take it? (fletcher henderson) (3:14)
  4. if you came from nowhere here (egyptian fantasy) (ra) (10:27)
  5. astro black (ra) (11:23)
  6. prelude to a kiss (ellington) (5:11)
  7. why was i born? (kern) (5:57)
  8. interstellar lo ways (s.b. low ways) (ra) (7:23)