The Sun Ra Arkestra

Profile:
U.S. free-jazz ensemble that emerged during the mid-'50s. Initially centered around Sun Ra for almost 40 years, the Arkestra went through various incarnations and is still active currently under the leadership of Marshall Allen.

Note: Please use The Sun Ra Arkestra as PAN for only the releases that are a variation of Arkestra.
These few exceptions are not ANVs of the Arkestra and are PANs in their own right: The Sun Ra All Stars, Sun Ra Sextet, Sun Ra Quartet, Sun Ra Trio.

Current lineup:
Marshall Allen - alto saxophone, flute, EVI - joined in 1958
Michael Ray - trumpet, vocals - joined in 1978
Fred Adams - trumpet - joined in 1982
Knoel Scott - alto saxophone - joined in 1979
Vincent Chancey - french horn - joined in 1976
Cecil Brooks - trumpet
Danny Ray Thompson - flute, baritone sax, alto sax, bassoon - joined in 1967
Abshalom Ben Shlomo - alto sax, clarinet - joined in 1970
Rey Scott - baritone saxophone - joined in 1988
Dave Davis - trombone - joined in 1997
Elson Nascimento - percussion - joined in 1988
Craig Holiday Haynes - drums - joined in 1980
D. Hotep - guitar - joined in 2000
Yahya Abdul-Majid - tenor saxophone - joined in 1980
Kash Killion - cello - joined in 1989
Bill Davis - bass - joined in 1962
Tyler Mitchell - bass - joined in 1985
Juini Booth - bass - joined in 1967
Farid Abdul-Bari Barron - piano
James Stewart - tenor - joined in 2011
Craig Harris - trombone
Wayne Anthony Smith Jr. - drums
Tara Middleton - voice, percussion, violin
Atakatune (Stanley Morgan) - conga, timbal - joined in 1972
George Burton - piano - joined in 2015
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Members:
Abshalom Ben Shlomo, Ahmed Abdullah, Akh Tal Ebah, Al Evans, Alan Silva, Alex Blake (2), Ali Hassan, Alvin Fielder, Alzo Wright, Art Jenkins, Arthur Hoyle, Atakatune, Augustus Browning, Avreeayl Ra, Ben Henderson (2), Bernard Pettaway, Bill Davis (5), Bill Fielder, Bo Bailey, Bob Cunningham, Bruce Edwards (2), C. Scoby Stroman, Calvin Newborn, Carl LeBlanc, Cecil Brooks, Charles Davis (2), Charles Stephens, Cheryl Banks, Chris Capers, Chris Henderson (5), Clifford Jarvis, Clifford Thornton, Craig Harris (3), Craig Haynes, Curt Pulliam, Dale Williams (2), Damon Choice, Danny Davis, Danny Ray Thompson, Dave Davis (8), Dave Hotep, David Young (2), Disco Kid, Don Mumford, Earl "Buster" Smith, Eddie Gale, Eddie Thomas (2), Eloe Omoe, Elson Nascimento, Emmett McDonald, Eric Walker, Eugene Brennan, Everett Turner, Farid Barron, Fred Adams, Gene Easton, George Burton (2), George Hudson, Gloristeena Knight, Hakim Rahim, Harry Richards, Hayes Burnett, Hobart Dotson, India Cooke, James Jacson, James Scales, James Stewart (6), Jim Herndon, Jimmy Johnson (2), John Gilmore, John Goldsmith, John Ore, Jon Hardy (5), Jothan Callins, Judith Holton, Juini Booth, Julian Priester, June Tyson, Kash Killion, Kenny Williams (3), Kiane Zawadi, Lamont McClamb, Larry Bright, Larry Northington, Laurdine Patrick, Lex Humphries, Lucious Randolph, Luqman Ali, Marshall Allen, Marvin "Bugalu" Smith, Math Samba, Matthew Brown (4), Michael Anderson (2), Michael Ray, Mobarak Mahmoud, Nate Pryor, Nimrod Hunt, Noel Scott, Phil Cohran, Randall Murray, Reg McDonald, Reynold Scott, Richard Williams (4), Robert Barry (2), Robert Cummings, Robert Underwood, Roger Aralamon Hazoumé, Roger Blank, Rollo Radford, Ronnie Boykins, Ronnie Brown (2), Russell Branch, Ruth Wright, Skeeter McFarland, Steve Clarke, Sun Ra, Tani Tabbal, Taylor Richardson (2), Teddy Nance, Tommy Hunter, Tony Bethel, Tyler Mitchell, Tyrone Hill, Verta Grosvenor, Victor Sproles, Vincent Chancey, Walter Miller, Wayne Anthony Smith, Jr., Wayne Harris, Wilburn Green, William Brister, William Cochran (2), Yahya Abdul-Majid
Variations:
Arkestra, Arkestra Members, Le Sun Ra & His Arkestra, Le Sun Ra And His Arkestra, Le Sun Ra And His Cosmo Discipline Arkestra, Le Sun-Ra & His Arkestra, Le Sun-Ra & His Arkistra, Le Sun-Ra and his Arkestra, Le Sun-Ra And His Arkistra, Le Suny'r Ra Band, Members Of The Arkestra, Sun Ra, Sun Ra & Arkestra, Sun Ra & His Arkestra, Sun Ra & His Astro Infinity Arkestra, Sun Ra & His Astro Intergalactic Infinity Arkestra, Sun Ra & His Astro-Ihnfinity Arkestra, Sun Ra & His Astro-Infinity Arkestra, Sun Ra & His Cosmo Discipline Arkestra, Sun Ra & His Cosmo Swing Arkestra, Sun Ra & His Ethnic Structural Cosmo Arkestra, Sun Ra & His Intergalactic Arkestra, Sun Ra & His Intergalactic Research Arkestra, Sun Ra & His Intergalactic Solar Arkestra, Sun Ra & His Intergalaxtic Arkestra, Sun Ra & His Myth Science Arkestra, Sun Ra & His Myth Science Solar Arkestra, Sun Ra & His Omniverse Arkestra, Sun Ra & His Orchestra, Sun Ra & His Outer Space Arkestra, Sun Ra & His Outer Space Orchestra, Sun Ra & His Rays Of Jazz, Sun Ra & His Solar Arkestra, Sun Ra & His Solar Myth Arkestra, Sun Ra & His Solar Myth-Arkestra, Sun Ra & His Solar-Myth Arkestra, Sun Ra & His Space Arkestra, Sun Ra & The Arkestra, Sun Ra & The Solar / Myth Science / Astro-Infinity Arkestra, Sun Ra And Arkestra, Sun Ra And His Afro Infinity Arkestra, Sun Ra And His Arkistra, Sun Ra And His Astro Infinity Arkestra, Sun Ra And His Astro Infinity Micro-Ensemble Unit, Sun Ra And His Astro Infinity Orchestra, Sun Ra And His Astro Intergalactic Infinity Arkestra, Sun Ra And His Astro Intergalactic Infinty Arkestra, Sun Ra And His Astro-Galactic Infinity Arkestra, Sun Ra And His Astro-Ihnfinity Arkestra, Sun Ra And His Astro-Infinity Arkestra, Sun Ra And His Astro-Intergalactic Infinity Arkestra, Sun Ra And His Astro-Intergalactic-Infinity-Arkestra, Sun Ra And His Astro-Solar Infinity Arkestra, Sun Ra And His Astro-Solar-Infinity Arkestra, Sun Ra And His Band From Outer Space, Sun Ra And His Blue Universe Arkestra, Sun Ra And His Cosmo Love Adventure Arkestra, Sun Ra And His Intergalactic Arkestra, Sun Ra And His Intergalactic Infinity Arkestra, Sun Ra And His Intergalactic Myth Science Solar Arkestra, Sun Ra And His Intergalactic Myth-Science Solar Arkestra, Sun Ra And His Intergalactic Research Arkestra, Sun Ra And His Intergalactic Solar Arkestra, Sun Ra And His Intergalactic Solar Research Arkestra, Sun Ra And His Interplanetary Vocal Arkestra, Sun Ra And His Myth Science Arkestra, Sun Ra And His Myth Science Solar Arkestra, Sun Ra And His Myth-Science Arkestra, Sun Ra And His Myth-Sience Arkestra, Sun Ra And His Mythic Science Arkestra, Sun Ra And His Omniverse Jet-Set Arkestra, Sun Ra And His Orchestra, Sun Ra And His Outer Space Arkestra, Sun Ra And His Solar Arkestr, Sun Ra And His Solar Arkestra, Sun Ra And His Solar Myth Approach, Sun Ra And His Solar Myth Arkestra, Sun Ra And His Solar-Myth Arkestra, Sun Ra And His Space Arkestra, Sun Ra And His Year 2000 Myth Science Arkestra, Sun Ra And The Arkestra, Sun Ra And The Intergalactic Research Arkestra, Sun Ra And The Myth Science Arkestra, Sun Ra And The Omniverse Jet Set Arkestra, Sun Ra And The Year 2000 Myth Science Arkestra, Sun Ra Arkestr, Sun Ra Arkestra, Sun Ra Myth-Science Arkestra, Sun Ra's Arkestra, Sun-Ra And His Arkistra, Sun-Ra And His Astro Infinity Arkestra, Sun-Ra And His Orchestra, The Arkestra

The Sun Ra Arkestra Discography Tracks

Albums

The Sun Ra Arkestra - Super-Sonic Jazz album art Sun Ra And His Arkestra* Super-Sonic Jazz (Album) El Saturn Records US 1957 Sell This Version
The Sun Ra Arkestra - Jazz In Silhouette album art Le Sun Ra And His Arkestra* Jazz In Silhouette (Album) El Saturn Records, El Saturn Records US 1959 Sell This Version
The Sun Ra Arkestra - When Sun Comes Out album art Sun Ra & His Myth Science Arkestra* When Sun Comes Out (Album) Saturn Research US 1963 Sell This Version
The Sun Ra Arkestra - Fate In A Pleasant Mood album art Sun Ra & His Myth Science Arkestra* Fate In A Pleasant Mood (Album) Saturn Research US 1965 Sell This Version
The Sun Ra Arkestra - Secrets Of The Sun album art Sun Ra & His Solar Arkestra* Secrets Of The Sun (Album) El Saturn Records US 1965 Sell This Version
The Sun Ra Arkestra - Art Forms Of Dimensions Tomorrow album art Sun Ra And His Solar Arkestra* Art Forms Of Dimensions Tomorrow (Album) Saturn Research US 1965 Sell This Version
The Sun Ra Arkestra - The Magic City album art Sun Ra & His Solar Arkestra* The Magic City (Album) Saturn Research US 1966 Sell This Version
The Sun Ra Arkestra - When Angels Speak Of Love album art Sun Ra And His Myth Science Arkestra* When Angels Speak Of Love (Album) El Saturn Records US 1966 Sell This Version
The Sun Ra Arkestra - Visits Planet Earth album art Sun Ra And His Solar Arkestra* Featuring John Gilmore, Pat Patrick, Charles Davis (2) Sun Ra And His Solar Arkestra* Featuring John Gilmore, Pat Patrick, Charles Davis (2) - Visits Planet Earth (Album) Saturn Records (22) US 1966 Sell This Version
The Sun Ra Arkestra - Other Planes Of There album art Sun Ra And His Solar Arkestra* Other Planes Of There (Album) El Saturn Records US 1966 Sell This Version
The Sun Ra Arkestra - Interstellar Low Ways album art Sun Ra And His Myth Science Arkestra* Interstellar Low Ways (Album) El Saturn Records US 1967 Sell This Version
The Sun Ra Arkestra - Strange Strings album art Sun-Ra And His Astro Infinity Arkestra* Strange Strings (Album) Saturn Research, Saturn Research US 1967 Sell This Version
The Sun Ra Arkestra - We Travel The Space Ways album art Sun Ra & His Myth Science Arkestra* We Travel The Space Ways (Album) El Saturn Records US 1967 Sell This Version
The Sun Ra Arkestra - Cosmic Tones For Mental Therapy album art Sun Ra And His Myth Science Arkestra* Cosmic Tones For Mental Therapy (Album) Saturn Research US 1967 Sell This Version
The Sun Ra Arkestra - Sun Song album art Sun Ra And His Arkestra* Sun Song (Album) Delmark Records US 1967 Sell This Version
The Sun Ra Arkestra - Angels And Demons At Play album art Sun Ra And His Myth Science Arkestra* Angels And Demons At Play (Album) El Saturn Records US 1967 Sell This Version
The Sun Ra Arkestra - Sound Of Joy album art Sun Ra And The Arkestra* Sound Of Joy (Album) Delmark Records US 1968 Sell This Version
The Sun Ra Arkestra - The Nubians Of Plutonia album art Sun Ra And His Solar-Myth Arkestra* The Nubians Of Plutonia (Album) Saturn Research US 1969 Sell This Version
The Sun Ra Arkestra - Atlantis album art Sun Ra And His Astro Infinity Arkestra* Atlantis (Album) Saturn Research US 1969 Sell This Version
The Sun Ra Arkestra - Sound Sun Pleasure!! album art Sun Ra And His Astro Infinity Arkestra* Sound Sun Pleasure!! (Album) El Saturn Records, El Saturn Records, El Saturn Records US 1970 Sell This Version
The Sun Ra Arkestra - Continuation album art Sun Ra And His Astro-Infinity Arkestra* Continuation (Album) El Saturn Records US 1970 Sell This Version
The Sun Ra Arkestra - The Night Of The Purple Moon album art Sun Ra And His Intergalactic Infinity Arkestra* The Night Of The Purple Moon (Album) Thoth Intergalactic, Thoth Intergalactic, Thoth Intergalactic US 1970 Sell This Version
The Sun Ra Arkestra - Holiday For Soul Dance album art Sun Ra And His Astro Infinity Arkestra* Holiday For Soul Dance (Album) Saturn Research US 1970 Sell This Version
The Sun Ra Arkestra - My Brother The Wind album art Sun Ra And His Astro Infinity Arkestra* My Brother The Wind (Album) Saturn Research US 1970 Sell This Version
The Sun Ra Arkestra - It's After The End Of The World - Live At The Donaueschingen And Berlin Festivals album art Sun Ra And His Intergalactic Research Arkestra* It's After The End Of The World - Live At The Donaueschingen And Berlin Festivals (Album) MPS Records, BASF Germany 1971 Sell This Version