the sun ra arkestra
under the direction of marshall allen

a song for the sun

1999 cd usa el ra records 99021

recorded at soundesign, nyc

marshall allen: alto sax, flute
charles davis: baritone sax
noel scott: alto sax
ya ya abdul majid: tenor sax
fred adams: trumpets
david gordon: trumpet
michael ray: trumpet, vocals
tyrone hill: trombone
dave davis: trombone
dick griffin: trombone
john ore: acoustic bass
bruce edwards: guitar
ted thomas: percussion
jimmi esspirit: percussion
damon choice: vibes
jorge silva: percussion
elson nascimento: surdo, percussion
art jenkins: voice

produced by terry adams and elson nascimento

  1. the way you look tonight [jerome kern, dorothy fields] (6:54)

  2. cosmic hop [marshall allen] (5:57)

  3. they're peepin' [sun ra, marshall allen] (3:41)

  4. song for the sun [allen] (7:12)

  5. watch the sunrise [allen] (9:04)

  6. there will never be another you [m. gordon, harry warren] (8:58)

  7. spread your wings [allen] (3:26)

  8. blue set [allen] (8:42)

  9. better music (will create a better world) [allen] (7:36)

  10. galactic voyage [allen] (6:21)