Kosmos In Blue: A John Gilmore Anthology, Vol. 1

by The Sun Ra Arkestra ft. John Gilmore

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A collection of recordings by Sun Ra & His Arkestra featuring legendary tenor saxophonist John Gilmore (1931–1995). The recordings date from the late 1950s and early 1960s, and were recorded in Chicago and New York.

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released November 17, 2017

Compiled by Michael D. Anderson of the Sun Ra Music Archive
Digital editing by Irwin Chusid
Cover design by Tony Kellers / studiotwelve3.com

All compositions by Sun Ra © Enterplanetary Koncepts (BMI)
except:
"Urnack" by Julian Priester (Second Floor Music/BMI)
"Early Autumn" by Herman-Mercer-Burns (Cromwell Music/Warner Bros Music/ASCAP)
"But Not for Me" by George & Ira Gershwin (Ira Gershwin Music/Warner Bros. Music/ASCAP)
"Bad and the Beautiful" by D. Raskin and Dory Previn (EMI Robbins/ASCAP)
"Autumn in New York" by Vernon Duke (Kay Duke Music/ASCAP)
"All of You" by Cole Porter (Chappell Co. Inc.)
"Sometimes I'm Happy" by Caesar-Youmans-Grey (Irving Caesar/Jerry Lieber/Range Road/Silver Seahorse/Warner Bros/ASCAP)

Sources:
tracks 1, 5: Angels and Demons at Play
track 2: Jazz by Sun Ra
tracks 3, 7: Holiday for Soul Dance
tracks 4, 6, 12: posthumously issued
tracks 8, 14: Bad and Beautiful
track 9: Secrets of the Sun
track 10: Art Forms of Dimensions Tomorrow
track 11: What's New (Sub Underground #2)
track 13: The Invisible Shield

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A Helpful Guide to the Many Sun Ra Albums on Bandcamp: daily.bandcamp.com/2017/10/13/sun-ra-album-guide
The foremost figure in musical Afro-futurism and space-jazz. Keyboardist, composer, Arkestra leader, arranger, philosopher-jester, fashion icon, cosmic guide. Born Herman Blount in Alabama, 1914, left the planet in 1993, giving Earthlings a monumental catalog of recordings that transcend genre. ... more

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