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Sun Ra Arkestra

Space Is The Place

Label: Impulse!

Format: LP

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2015 Impulse reissue on 180 grams. The holy grail for Sun Ra collectors and fans, his original album previously released on Impulse  – and an album that forever gave them a slogan to live by! The record's different than some of the other Arkestra work from the time – in that it's a bit tighter and more spiritual, more in keeping with the style of the Blue Thumb label, for which it was recorded – and soaring along on a wave of post-Coltrane spiritual jazz enthusiasm. Side one features the ultimate recording of "Space Is The Place" – an anthemic tune that blends chanting, modal rhythms, and some incredibly soulful solo work – making for one of the Arkestra's most perfectly realized tunes! That gem runs for over 20 minutes – and other shorter tracks on the album include "Discipline", "Images", "Sea Of Sound", and "Rocket Number Nine"

Cat. number: BTS 41
Year: 2015
Genre: Jazz