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Purple Night

by Sun Ra & His Arkestra

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Neverness 13:17


released August 8, 2017

Produced by John Snyder, New York, 1989

All titles composed by Sun Ra © Enterplanetary Koncepts (BMI)

Sun Ra: piano, synth, vocals
James Spaulding: alto sax, flute
Marshall Allen: alto sax, flute percussion
Reynold Scott: baritone sax, flute
John Gilmore: tenor sax, timbales, vocals
Julian Priester: trombone
Tyrone Hill: trombone
Ahmed Abdullah: trumpet, vocals
Fred Adams: trumpet
Jothan Callins: trumpet
Don Cherry: trumpet
Al Evans: trumpet, flugelhorn
Michael Ray: trumpet, vocals
James Jacson: bassoon, African drum
June Tyson: violin, vocals
John Ore: bass
Rollo Radford: electric bass
Earl C. "Buster" Smith: drums
Samarai Celestial [Eric Walker]: drums
Tommy "Bugs" Hunter: drums
Jorge Silva: percussion
Elson Nascimento: percussion


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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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