Sun Ra & the Arkestra record ‘Sunrise in Different Dimensions’ live in Switzerland (1980)

Sun Ra Arkestra’s ‘Sunrise in Different Dimensions’ is a live album recorded on February 24, 1980 at the Gasthof Morhen in Willisau, Switzerland and released in 1981 by Hathut.

Track Listing : 1.Light From A Hidden Sun (Sun Ra) – 03:52 . 2.Pin-Points Of Spiral Prisms (Sun Ra) – 04:41 . 3.Silhouettes Of The Shadow World (Sun Ra) – 07:20 . 4.Cocktails For Two (Sam Coslow, Arthur Johnston) – 03:21 . 5.’Round Midnight (Bernie Hanighen, Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams) – 06:39 . 6.Lady Bird/Half Nelson (Tadd Dameron, Miles Davis) – 07:58 . 7.Big John’S Special (Horace Henderson) – 03:37 . 8.Yeah Man! (Fletcher Henderson, Noble Sissle) – 03:29 . 9.Provocative Celestials (Sun Ra) – 10:55 . 10.Love In Outer Space (Sun Ra) – 04:55 . 11.Disguised Gods In Skullduggery Rendez Vous (Sun Ra) – 09:05 . 12.Queer Notions (Coleman Hawkins) – 02:44 . 13.Limehouse Blues (Philip Braham, Douglas Furber) – 03:44 . 14.King Porter Stomp (Jelly Roll Morton) – 03:32 . 15.Take The A Train (Billy Strayhorn) – 05:07 . 16.Lightin’ (Duke Ellington) – 02:43 . 17.A Helio-Hello! And Goodbye Too! (Sun Ra) – 03:12

Musicians : Sun Ra – Organ, Piano . Marshall Allen – Flute, Oboe, Alto Saxophone . John Gilmore – Clarinet, Flute, Tenor Saxophone . Chris Chubby Henderson – Drums . Michael Ray – Trumpet, Flugelhorn . Knoel Scott – Flute, Oboe, Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone . Danny Thompson – Flute, Baritone Saxophone . June Tyson – Vocals . Eric Samarai Celestial Walker – Drums . Kenneth Williams – Flute, Baritone Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone

Production : Produced By Werner X. Uehlinger

Package : Graham Lock – Liner Notes . Werner X. Uehlinger – Cover Photo

Recorded On February 24, 1980 At The Gasthof Morhen In Willisau, Switzerland.

Released In 1981 By Hathut.

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allmusic
For the remainder of his life, Sun Ra would alternate between reinventions of swing tunes and his outer space originals; despite the drummers, this was one of the better examples of his late-period band. […]

All About Jazz
It’s great so hear so much acoustic Ra, the Arkestra is on fire and every minute of Sunrise In Different Dimensions is a blast. Wonderful and heartlifting. […]

Jazzwise
Here free jazz crashes headlong into full-blown modern composition, where the juxtaposition of Ra’s futuristic originals and his reworking of jazz standards […]

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