Golden Years of New Jazz GY26/27 Springtime in Chicago

The Sun Ra Arkestra

Sun Ra, organ, synth, beam; Marshall Allen, alto saxophone, piccolo; Eloe Omoe, flute, bass clarinet; John Gilmore, tenor saxophone, clarinet, timbales, voice; Danny Davis, alto saxophone, flute; Danny Ray Thompson, baritone saxophone, flute; James Jacson, bassoon, flute, Egyptian infinity drum; Michael Ray, trumpet; Eddie Gale, trumpet; Walter Miller, trumpet; Damon Choice, vibes; Luqman Ali, drums; Atakatune, congas; Dale Williams, electric guitar; June Tyson, vocal.

    Disc 1
  1. Untitled improvisation (06.09)
  2. Springtime in Chicago (07.20)
  3. Astro black (02.41)
  4. The world is waiting for the sunrise (01.01)
  5. Discipline 27 (03.25)
  6. The shadow world (17.19)
  7. Yeah man! (03.09)
  8. Queer notions (03.26)
    Disc 2
  1. Big John's special (03.25)
  2. Somewhere over the rainbow (07.35)
  3. Lights on a satellite (06.38)
  4. Body and soul (10.01)
  5. King Porter stomp (03.59)
  6. Second stop is Jupiter (06.37)
  7. Space is the place (05.00)
  8. Enlightenment (02.24)
  9. Next stop Mars (00.57)
  10. Calling Planet Earth (07.25)
Recorded live in Chicago on 25 September 1978.

Front cover photograph (reproduced above) Lukas Lindenmaier; design by Lora Denis.

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