Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at. Sleeping beauty is an album by jazz composer, bandleader and keyboardist sun ra and his intergalactic myth science solar arkestra recorded in 1979 and originally released on ra s saturn label and rereleased on cd on art yard in 2008. Find sun ra discography, albums and singles on allmusic. It has a magical mix of colours from sun ra s varied palette. If you are unfamiliar with sun ra, his music and his philosophy, then. Seductive fantasy on jupiter is near ideal as an introduction to the musical worlds of sun ra. New york free jazz pianist burton greene and free jazz vocalist silke rollig recorded these thirteen. Sun ra was releasing more records on his own label than ever before at least six saturn lps document his activities in 1979 alone. Door of the cosmos by sun ra, released 30 august 2017 includes unlimited streaming of sleeping beauty.
I bought my copy in 1990 and the version of fate in a pleasant mood remains one of my very favourite pieces of music by anyone, ever. Download sun ra mp3 songs and albums music downloads. Originally titled rocket number nine, the album had acquired its present name, and the redonwhite sleeve by claude dangerfield, by 1969. Emily browningasleep sun ra sleeping beauty hafler triosong 2 yoavwhere is my mind. Sleeping beauty is the only sun ra album i consistently put on when i want to fall asleep. Le sonyr ra born herman poole blount, may 22, 1914 may 30, 1993, better known as sun ra, was an american jazz composer, bandleader, piano and synthesizer player, and poet known for his experimental music, cosmic philosophy, prolific output, and theatrical performances. Sleeping beauty features the funkier end of the sun ra spectrum.
Beneath its compelling surface lie many layers of musical detail, and numerous hints as to where sun ra was coming. Sleeping beauty is a chaotic, swirling masterpiece with lots of effects added to the instruments and an interesting mix. If file is multipart dont forget to check all parts before downloading. Sun ra and his intergalactic myth science solar arkestra sleeping beauty 11. Watch the video for door of the cosmos from sun ra s sleeping beauty for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists.
Listen to all your favourite artists on any device for free or try the premium trial. By comparison the other tracks are quieter and spacier, with elements of trance or ambient music, especially the final number, there are other worlds they have not told you of with its ethnic voices. Look up sleeping beauty or eternal sleep in wiktionary, the free dictionary. Sun ra vinyl lot sleeping beauty astro black space is. Sun ra all stars and the sun ra arkestra with archie shepp berlin 10291983 duration. Recorded in one session with strange celestial roads, sleeping beauty features mellow grooves and sing along lyrics. Sun ra and his intergalactic myth science solar arkestrasleeping beauty lpart yard londons leading vinyl records specialist based in. The arkestra lives on, under the direction of marshall allen. Claiming to be from saturn, and combining the aesthetics of extraterrestrials and ancient egyptians, sun ra was one of the most distinctive, visionary artists in jazz. This however, is the first reissue of any 1979 saturn album, and will be widely welcomed sleeping beauty instantly became one of sun ra. Sun ra and his solar arkestra reflects motion part 1 02. Art yard has been reissuing lost saturn albums in beautiful packages and with great sound quality. At this point in his career, ra was recording material for five hour blocks, editing the best parts into an album, and then releasing them almost immediately. Check out sleeping beauty by sun ra on amazon music.
Originally released on saturn records in 1979, this studio recording by the large ra ensemble including electric guitar and electric bass features the first. It is a studio recording featuring at least twentyeight musicians, an enlarged version of the arkestra which had just crossed the atlantic to play the 1979 moers festival. Avantgarde jazz experimental big band free jazz african jazz mainstream jazz mixed media progressive jazz swing world fusion. Sun ra and his arkestra sleeping beauty sun ra and his arkestra country. Sleeping beauty is the album centerpiece, taking up all of side two. With drummer luqman ali keeping the narcotic funk, but with dreamy solos from other key arkestra players like john. Le sonyr ra born 5221914, died 5301993, known better under the name sun ra born herman poole blount, was an prolific american jazz composer, synthesizer and piano player, poet and. With thanks to my listeners, to ubuweb, to transparency, to, radio free brooklyn, the internet archive, emily browning, and.
Ra s beautiful electric piano gets things rolling, and the band falls into a peaceful groove before the vocals enter, led by the wonderful june tyson. Get all the lyrics to songs on sleeping beauty and join the genius community of music scholars to learn the meaning behind the lyrics. Deep purple also released as dreams come true is an album by sun ra and his arkestra featuring stuff smith on violin. One of the more delicate recordings of sun ra s 28strong arkestra, sleeping beauty drifts in on a cloud of cosmic dust, sounding unlike anything before or after. We strongly recommend using a vpn service to anonymize your torrent downloads. Sun ra and his intergalactic myth science solar arkestra. Listen free to sun ra sleeping beauty springtime again, door of the cosmos and more. Click download file button or copy sun ra sleeping beauty url which shown in textarea when you clicked file title, and paste it into your browsers address bar. Saturns contribution to jazz, the unpeggably eclectic bandleader advanced the genre into the space age, planting the seeds for afrofuturism.
Sun ra and his arkestra india mop mops rework youtube. This however, is the first reissue of any 1979 saturn album, and will be widely welcomed sleeping beauty instantly became one of sun ra s best loved records, and remains so to this day. Watch the video for springtime again from sun ra s sleeping beauty for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Sun ra was one of the most inventive and controversial musicians of the 20th century. Like many late 70s saturns, this was released either 1. Studio album compilation 1 live 1 marshall allen presents sun ra and his arkestra. Start your free trial learn more new subscribers only. Sun ra and his arkestra sleeping beauty 1979, orange. For much of his career, ra led the arkestra, an ensemble with an everchanging name and flexible lineup.
By now the saturn discography is well documented but it took decades to clear up the more than 70 lps of sun ra on saturn records released between 1956 and 1988. The album features 3 long, groovebased, pieces that range from protodisco to relaxed groovedriven pieces in which electric piano, guitar and bass function as a ground on which a parade of events drift in and out. Sun ra the cosmic jazz master would have celebrated his 100th earth year in 2014 but his catalogue of over 150 albums, his unique philosophy and his legendary live performances live on for a new generation. On jupiter by sun ra and his intergalactic myth science solar arkestra, released 30 august 2017 1.
Sleeping beauty might be considered one of the least heavy albums sun ra has ever released. In next page click regular or free download and wait certain amount of time usually around 30 seconds until. This is absorbing latenight listening, and a good companion album to sun ra s 1979 recording sleeping beauty. Sun ra sleeping beauty lyrics and tracklist genius. Sleeping beauty is an album by jazz composer, bandleader and keyboardist sun ra and his intergalactic myth science solar arkestra recorded in 1979 and.