Sun Ra - Nothing Is... LP
Release Date: January 26th, 2018
ESP-Disk' present a reissue of Sun Ra's Nothing Is..., originally released in 1966. In 1966, ESP-Disk's founder Bernard Stollman put together a multi-artist tour of five New York colleges and sent audio engineer David B. Jones on the road with it. When they returned, 39 minutes of music from a May 18th, 1966 concert at St. Lawrence University in Potsdam, NY was chosen to be released as Nothing Is... Now, fifty years later, it is back on its original vinyl form. Nothing Is... presents a vivid snapshot of the mid-sixties Ra and his intergalactic band.
Personnel: Sun Ra - piano; John Gilmore - tenor sax; Marshall Allen - alto sax; Pat Patrick - baritone sax; Robert Cummings - baritone clarinet; Teddy Nance - trombone; Ali Hassan - trombone; Clifford Jarvis - drums; Ronnie Boykins - bass, tuba; James Jackson - log drum, flute; Carl Nimrod - sun horn, gong.