Reflections in Blue (Sun Ra album)

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Reflections in Blue
Studio album by Sun Ra Arkestra
Released 1987
Recorded December 18 & 19, 1986
Genre Jazz
Length 39:36
Label Black Saint
Producer Giovanni Bonandrini
Sun Ra chronology
A Night In East Berlin
Reflections in Blue
Hours After

Reflections in Blue is an album by American composer, bandleader and keyboardist Sun Ra recorded in 1986 in Italy and released on the Black Saint label in 1987.[1]


The 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]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Sun Ra except as indicated
  1. "State Street Chicago" - 7:52
  2. "Nothin' from Nothin'" (Pat Patrick) - 4:24
  3. "Yesterdays" (Otto Harbach, Jerome Kern) - 7:46
  4. "Say It Isn't So" (Irving Berlin) - 6:11
  5. "I Dream Too Much" (Dorothy Fields, Jerome Kern) - 5:03
  6. "Reflections in Blue" - 8:20
  • Recorded at Jingle Machine Studio, Milano, on December 18 and 19, 1986.



  1. ^ Sun Ra discography accessed July 21, 2010
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed July 21, 2010