Sun Ra Arkestra return with a new studio album, Living Sky

A new album by Sun Ra Arkestra, led by the evergreen 98-year-old Marshall Allen, will be released by Omni Sound on October 7th. Nineteen musicians, including a string section, recorded the album Living Sky in one day, June 15th, last year at Rittenhouse SoundWorks in Philadelphia. As a prelude to the upcoming album’s release, they have shared the song ‘Chopin’, Sun Ra’s first studio rendition of Chopin’s ‘miniature Opus 28 No. 7’. Below you can listen to ‘Chopin’, followed by the previously released ‘Somebody Else’s Idea’. Conveying a unique brand of avant grade and spiritual jazz Sun Ra Arkestra continues to spread its cosmic offerings across the planet. Pre-order Living Sky on double vinyl and digital download here.

‚ÄúThis freshened arrangement of this Sun Ra Classic is a testament to the vintaged mastery of Marshall Allen and is truly reflective of his position as a keeper of the Sun Ra Legacy.”

Benny Toms

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