Space Is the Place (album)

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Space Is The Place
Space Is The Place album cover.jpg
Studio album by
RecordedOct 19 & 20, 1972 at Streeterville Recording studio in Chicago
GenreAvant-garde jazz
LabelBlue Thumb Records
ProducerAlton Abraham and Ed Michel
Sun Ra chronology
Live in Egypt
Space Is The Place
Pathways to Unknown Worlds
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic5/5 stars[1]

Space Is the Place is a jazz album by Sun Ra. It was released in 1973. This album was originally issued in LP format on the ABC Records label, Blue Thumb Records; in the CD era it was issued with the Impulse! label.[2]

Track listing[edit]

(all written and arranged by Sun Ra)

  1. "Space is the Place" - 21:14
  2. "Images" - 6:15
  3. "Discipline" - 4:50
  4. "Sea of Sounds" - 7:42
  5. "Rocket Number Nine" - 2:50


Sun Ra and his Astro Intergalactic Infinity Arkestra:

("as all marines are riflemen, all members of the Arkestra are percussionists")

Space Ethnic Voices:

  • June Tyson, Ruth Wright, Cheryl Banks, Judith Holton (1,5)

Producers: Alton Abraham and Ed Michel


  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "Space Is the Place by Sun Ra : Reviews and Ratings". Rate Your Music. Retrieved 2012-03-10.