is an album by American composer, bandleader and keyboardist Reflections in Blue Sun Ra recorded in 1986 in Italy and released on the Black Saint label in 1987. [1 ]
Reception [ edit ]
Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars and stated "this studio set is not recommended for swing purists who take life too seriously, but the creative and often crazy music should delight many listeners". [2 ]
Track listing [ edit ]
All compositions by Sun Ra except as indicated
"State Street Chicago" - 7:52
"Nothin' from Nothin'" (
Pat Patrick) - 4:24 "
Yesterdays" ( Otto Harbach, Jerome Kern) - 7:46 "
Say It Isn't So" ( Irving Berlin) - 6:11 "
I Dream Too Much" ( Dorothy Fields, Jerome Kern) - 5:03 "Reflections in Blue" - 8:20
Recorded at Jingle Machine Studio, Milano, on December 18 and 19, 1986.
Personnel [ edit ]
Sun Ra - piano, synthesizer, vocals
Randall Murray - trumpet Tyrone Hill -
Pat Patrick - alto saxophone, clarinet
Marshall Allen - alto saxophone, flute, piccolo, oboe
Danny Ray Thompson - alto saxophone, baritone saxophone, flute, bongos
John Gilmore - tenor saxophone, clarinet, timbales
Eloe Omoe - alto saxophone, alto clarinet, bass clarinet
James Jacson - bassoon, Ancient Egyptian Infinity Drum Ronald Wilson - tenor saxophone
Carl LeBlanc - electric guitar Tyler Mitchell -
bass Thomas Hunter,
Earl "Buster" Smith - drums
References [ edit ]