Sun Ra - Concert for the Comet Kohoutek CD

SKU 05-ESP3033
2006 ESP edition; "Compared to the original pressing, this re-issue is digitally remastered by Joe Phillips and includes brief liner notes by ESP label founder Bernard Stollman. Recorded at Town Hall NYC, December 22, 1973, this concert was one of the most outrageous of Sun Ra's cosmic jazz session. Sun Ra playing synthesizer throughout while the group chant in astral worship -- what results is one of Sun Ra's most bizarre recordings -- its nine pieces were dedicated to the passing of the Comet Kohoutek -- which sounds as though Ra and Co. were signaling the comet to take them back to their alternate universe. No less, the concert takes the listener into the divine astral trajectory -- far-out of the realms of jazz, psychedelia, cosmic electronics and astral funk. 'We open up the doors of the outer space employment agency' heralds the mood of this album. The final cut is the quintessential Sun Ra myth theme tune 'Space is the Place'. Concert for the Comet Kohoutek is of great cultural & historical significance -- one of the most wild and unhinged events in avant-garde music that remains scarcely fathomable to human ears today."
  • LabelESP
  • UPC825481030335
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