Sun Ra | Concert for the Comet Kohoutek

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Concert for the Comet Kohoutek

by Sun Ra

Recorded December 12th, of 1973 at Town Hall in New York City, this concert was in observation of the comet Kouhoutek. The Arkestra is in fine form stretching to the outer reaches of infinity as to path the way for the comet.
Genre: Jazz: Avant-Garde Jazz
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1. Kohoutek Intro
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3:32 album only
2. Astro Black
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3:07 album only
3. Variations of Kohoutek Themes
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15:12 album only
4. Journey Through the Outer Darkness
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2:07 album only
5. Enlightenment
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7:33 album only
6. Unknown Kohoutek
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13:08 album only
7. Discipline
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7:20 album only
8. Outer Space E. M (Emergency)
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0:47 album only
9. Space Is the Place
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8:14 album only
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\"Released in the early \'90s, Concert for the Comet Kohoutek captures a typically inspired night by Sun Ra & the Intergalactic Space Research Arkestra. Recorded in late 1973, on this date the Arkestra is guided by a musical theme composed around the idea of the Comet Kohoutek, which was passing close to Earth at the time. Typically, the release vaults between cosmic vocal songs that speak of Truth and other such brashly capitalized affairs (such as \"Astro Black\"), almost straight-ahead big-band jazz arrangements (\"Variations of Kohoutek Themes\"), and frighteningly evil free explorations (\"Journey Through the Outer Darkness\").\"-Jesse Jarnow, AMG

Digitally remastered by Joe Phillips with brief liner notes by ESP label founder Bernard Stollman.\"

Recorded live at Town Hall, NYC, on December 22, 1973


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