Artist: Sun Ra Album: Detroit Residency 1980 acetboy Genre: Free Jazz, Free Improvisation, Space-Age Label: Transparency Recording Date: 1980
Sun Ra and the Arkestra played a week of eleven concerts at the Detroit Jazz Center. The shows were organized and soundboard recorded by Rick Steiger (a collaborator of John Sinclair). On New Year's Eve the Arkestra performed nearly a hundred Sun Ra compositions in three different sets. Remastered from the original cassette soundboard recordings by Christopher Eddy. Limited edition of 500 copies, originally a 28 cd-r set from 2007 in an edition of 400.
Alto Saxophone, Flute, Kora – Marshall Allen Bass – Richard Williams Bass, Flute – Danny Ray Thompson Bassoon, Drum [Ancient Egyptian Infinity], Vocals – James Jacson Drums – Luqman Ali Electric Guitar – Skeeter McFarland, Taylor Richardson French Horn – Vincent Chancey Organ, Synthesizer, Piano, Vocals – Sun Ra Painting [Cover] – Fred Burkhart Recorded By – Rick Steiger Tenor Saxophone, Vocals – John Gilmore Trombone – Tony Bethel Trumpet [Possibly] – Walter Miller Trumpet, Vocals – Michael Ray Vocals, Performer [Dance] – June Tyson