Sun Ra records ‘Horizon’ with his Astro-Intergalactic-Infinity Arkestra (1971)

‘Horizon’ by Sun Ra and his Astro-Intergalactic-Infinity Arkestra is an album recorded on December 17, 1971 and documenting their first visit to Egypt.

Track Listing : 1.Theme Of The Star Gazers (Sun Ra) – 01:21 . 2.Discipline #2 (Sun Ra) – 05:28 . 3.The Shadow World (Sun Ra) – 16:42 . 4.Enlightenment (Sun Ra) – 02:36 . 5.Love In Outer Space (Sun Ra) – 07:12 . 6.Third Planet (Sun Ra) – 06:44 . 7.Space In The Place (Sun Ra) – 06:09 . 8.Horizon (Sun Ra) – 05:31 . 9.Discipline #8 (Sun Ra) – 11:22 . 10.We’Ll Wait For You (Sun Ra) – 01:37 . 11.The Satellites Are Spinning (Sun Ra) – 11:13

Musicians : John Gilmore – Tenor Saxophone . Danny Davis – Alto Saxophone, Flute . Marshall Allen – Alto Saxophone, Flute, Oboe . Kwame Hadi – Trumpet, Conga Drums . Pat Patrick – Baritone Saxophone . Elo Omoe – Bass Clarinet . Tommy Hunter – Percussion . Danny Thompson – Baritone Saxophone, Flute . June Tyson – Vocal . Larry Narthington – Alto Saxophone, Conga Drum . Lex Humphries – Percussion . Clifford Jarvis – Percussion . Hakim Rahim – Alto Saxophone, Flute

Production : Produced By Sun Ra . Tam Fiofori – Engineer

Recorded On December 17, 1971 At The Balloon Theatre, Cairo (Egypt).

Released 1972 By El Saturn Records / Thoth Intergalactic.

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Students and enthusiasts of avant-garde jazz — especially of Sun Ra — should actively seek copies of this LP for a thoroughly enjoyable sonic excursion that rises to the auspicious occasion. […]

NoSleep @ Rate Your Music
I’ve always found the live recordings of Sun Ra to be better than most of his studio datesand this album is the nearest thing to being at a Ra gig you’ll ever get. […]

Scott McFarland @ Amazon
I don’t think that this release has much for the casual fan … it’s pretty chaotic stuff and the sound is low-fi and limited even by Saturn standards. I’ve never really understood why he put this record out in the first place. For Ra fans who want to try to enjoy it, it’s not very different from other live recordings of this era. […]

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