The Solar Myth Approach Vol. 2

Label: BYG Records
Art.Nr.: 0451891
Kat.Nr.: 529.341
Jahr: 1972
Cover: Picture Gatefold
Format: LP
Pressung: EU - Reissue

Zustand: Neu
Jazz + Black Grooves
The Sun Ra Arkestra - The Solar Myth Approach Vol. 2
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Recorded between 1970-1971, The Solar Myth Approach, Vol. 2 is comprised of solo keyboard explorations by Sun Ra, couched in between two free-form workouts by his whole Arkestra. Kicking off the set is the first band workout "The Utter Nots," which, amidst a relentless Afro-percussion backdrop, features a loose mix of fiery and mild statements by most of Ra's main soloists (alto saxophonist Marshall Allan, oboe player James Jackson, tenor saxophonist John Gilmore, et al.).
The more frenetic of the two Arkestra features, "Strange Worlds," alternates between full band outbursts and cryptic keyboard and vocal interludes. The highpoints of the album, though, are Ra's wonderfully strange excursions at the keys. Evoking a child's outer-space play land, Ra produces a dizzying whirl of celestial noises on the Moog synthesizer for "Scene 1, Take 1" while switching the keyboard to harpsichord mode for a hauntingly beautiful meditation of baroque proportions on "Pyramids." The final solo finds Ra running amok over both the piano keyboard and the strings inside, producing a ghostly haze of sound.
Balancing out the momentous proceedings are two brief and whimsical numbers, "Ancient Ethiopia" and "Outer Spaceways, Inc.," the last of which includes a pleasant vocal request to join Sun Ra and the Arkestra on a journey to world beyond, an invitation implied throughout the di
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A1.The Utter NotsArt Jenkins...11:00
A2.Outer Spaceways, IncArt Jenkins...01:05
A3.Scene 1, Take 1Art Jenkins...08:02
B1.PyramidsArt Jenkins...02:22
B2.InterpretationArt Jenkins...07:30
B3.Ancient EthiopiaArt Jenkins...02:43
B4.Strange WorldsArt Jenkins...08:27

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