Sun Ra – The Heliocentric Worlds of Sun Ra Volume 1 – Compact Disc
The Heliocentric Worlds of Sun Ra, Volume 1 is an album by the American jazz musician Sun Ra. Released in 1965, this album is a significant work in the avant-garde and experimental jazz genres.
Sun Ra, a visionary composer, bandleader, and pianist, is known for pushing the boundaries of jazz and exploring unconventional musical landscapes. The Heliocentric Worlds of Sun Ra, Volume 1 is one of his experimental masterpieces that showcases his unique approach to composition and improvisation.
The album is characterized by its free-form and abstract compositions, with Sun Ra and his Arkestra delving into sonic explorations that transcend traditional jazz structures. The music is often characterized by its use of unusual instrumentation, complex harmonies, and a sense of cosmic mysticism that was central to Sun Ra’s artistic philosophy.
The Heliocentric Worlds of Sun Ra, Volume 1 is considered a landmark release in Sun Ra’s catalog and in the broader history of avant-garde jazz. The album exemplifies Sun Ra’s ability to create music that challenges norms, invites listeners to engage with new sonic landscapes, and reflects his visionary approach to music and creativity.
An album of compositions and arrangements by Sun Ra played by Sun Ra and his Solar Arkestra
Issued in cardboard sleeve
Brand new, never played and still in the factory plastic
Of Heavenly Things
Dancing In The Sun