(1993, cd, usa, evidence 22069)

sun ra and his solar arkestra

the magic city

1966 lp usa el saturn 403

re-releases
   
(1993, cd, usa, evidence 22069)
   
(2010, lp, usa, saturn 711hlp) - reissue on 180 g vinyl
    (2014, iTunes download, --) = part of the 2014 sun ra centennial series

1965 live/studio recording

[1] 1965/09/24 rehearsal new york city
sun ra: keyboards * walter miller: trumpet * ali hassan: trombone * john gilmore: sax * pat patrick: sax, flute * marshall allen: sax, flute, piccolo * danny davis: sax, flute * harry spencer: sax * robert cummings: bass clarinet * ronnie boykins: bass * roger blank: drums * james jacson: percussion

[2] recorded at olatunji's loft in new york in the spring of 1965
sun ra: keyboards, percussion * chris capers: trumpet * teddy nance: trombone * bernard pettaway: bass trombone * john gilmore: sax, percussion * pat patrick: sax, percussion * marshall allen: sax, piccolo, percussion * danny davis: sax * robert cummings: bass clarinet, percussion * ronnie boykins: bass * jimmy johnson: drums

produced by alton abraham

side one

  1. the magic city   (sun ra)    27'00   [1]

side two

  1. the shadow world   (sun ra)  10'50   [2]

  2. abstract eye   (sun ra)  2'50   [2]

  3. abstract "I"   (sun ra)  4'05   [2]