Sun Ra records ‘Mayan Temples’ at Mondial Sound in Milano, Italy (1990)

Sun Ra’s ‘Mayan Temples’ is an album recorded on July 24 & 25, 1990 and released the same year by Black Saint.

Track Listing : 1.Dance Of The Language Barrier (Sun Ra) – 03:58 . 2.Bygone (Sun Ra) – 05:15 . 3.Disciple No. 1 (Sun Ra) – 04:57 . 4.Alone Together (Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz) – 07:02 . 5.Prelude To Stargazers (Sun Ra) – 05:17 . 6.Mayan Temples (Sun Ra) – 07:40 . 7.I’Ll Never Be The Same (Gus Kahn, Matty Malneck, Frank Signorelli) – 04:57 . 8.Stardust From Tomorrow (Sun Ra) – 03:38 . 9.El Is A Sound Of Joy (Sun Ra) – 05:26 . 10.Time After Time (Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne) – 04:21 . 11.Opus In Springtime (Sun Ra) – 06:41 . 12.Theme Of The Stargazers (Sun Ra) – 014:09 . 13.Sunset On The Nile (Sun Ra) – 05:42

Musicians : Sun Ra – Piano, Synthesizer . Michael Ray – Trumpet, Vocals . Ahmed Abdullah – Trumpet, Vocals . Tyrone Hill – Trombone . Marshall Allen – Alto Saxophone, Flute . Noel Scott – Alto Saxophone . John Gilmore – Tenor Saxophone, Timbales . James Jacson – Bassoon, Ancient Egyptian Infinity Drum . Ronald Wilson – Tenor Saxophone . Carl Leblanc – Electric Guitar . Jothan Callins – Bass, Electric Bass . Clifford Barbaro – Drums . Earl Buster Smith – Drums . Ron Mcbee – Congas, Percussion . Jorge Silva – Percussion . Elson Nascimento – Surdo, Percussion . June Tyson – Vocals

Production : Produced By Giovanni Bonandrini . Gennaro Carone – Engineer

Package : Paola Bensi – Photography . Francis Davis – Liner Notes . Xerios – Cover Art

Recorded On July 24 & 25, 1990 At Mondial Sound, Milano, Italy .

Released In 1990 By Black Saint.

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MH1000 @ RateYourMusic
Be warned, this really is a straight forward swing albumand apart from a nice long take on “Mayan Temples“, which is a five star essential, the rest is like a bad night in Vegas. […]

allmusic
the repertoire consists of ten Ra originals (including a remake of “El Is the Sound of Joy”) and three standard ballads. Overall, this is a fine all-around studio set. Recommended. […]

Sun Ra’s ‘Mayan Temples’

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