2 LPs ON 1 CD - 24 BIT DIGITALLY REMASTERED
3 1/2 PENGUIN GUIDE TO JAZZ
This release presents the complete Sun Ra album Super Sonic Jazz (Saturn H70P0216) later issued by Impulse as Super Sonic Sounds As a bonus, the LP Fate in a Pleasant Mood (El Saturn 202), also in its entirety, as well as the only existing alternate take from the Super Sonic Jazz sessions.
SUN RA AND HIS ARKESTRA
[1-13] Super Sonic Jazz [Aka Super Sonic Sounds]
Collective personnel: Art Hoyle (tp, perc), Pat Patrick (as, perc), John Gilmore (ts, perc),
Julian Priester (tb), Charles Davis (bar, perc), Sun Ra (p, el-p, space gong), Wilburn Green (el-b),
Victor Sproles (b), William “Bugs” Cochran, Robert Barry (d), Jim Herndon (tymp, perc).
Chicago, February-October 1956.
[14-20] Fate In A Pleasant Mood
Collective personnel: George Hudson (tp), William Cohran (cnt), Nate Pryor (tb, bells),
John Gilmore (ts, cl), Marshall Allen (as, fl), Sun Ra (p, bells, perc, gong), Ronnie Boykins (b),
Jon Hardy (d, perc, gong).
03 Advice To Medics
04 Super Blonde
05 Soft Talk
06 Sunology Part II
07 Kingdom Of Not
08 Portrait Of The Living Sky
09 Blues At Midnight
10 El Is A Sound Of Joy
11 Springtime In Chicago
12 Medicine For A Nightmare
13 Medicine For A Nightmare [Alt. Take] *
14 The Others In Their World
15 Space Mates
16 Lights Of A Satellite
17 Distant Stars
18 Kingdom Of Thunder
19 Fate In A Pleasant Mood
TOTAL TIME: 78:24
*Not included on the original LP.