Cosmo Omnibus Imagiable Illusion

Cosmo Omnibus Imagiable Illusion
Live album by Sun Ra Arkestra
Released 1988
Recorded August 8, 1988
Pit-Inn, Shinjuku, Tokyo
Genre Free jazz
Length 58:22
Label DIW
Producer Kohei Kawakami & Zen Matsuura
Sun Ra chronology
Hours After
Cosmo Omnibus Imagiable Illusion
Somewhere Else

Cosmo Omnibus Imagiable Illusion (subtitled Live At Pit-Inn, Tokyo, Japan, 8, 8, 1988) is a live album by jazz composer, bandleader and keyboardist Sun Ra and his Arkestra recorded in Tokyo in 1988 and released on the Japanese DIW label.[1]


The Allmusic review by Jesse Jarnow awarded the album 3 stars stating "The recording captures the band sympathetically, managing to keep the chaos under control through a crisp and deep mix... a good introduction to Sun Ra's work".[2]

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Track listing

All compositions by Sun Ra except as indicated

  1. " Introduction/Cosmo Approach Prelude" - 7:29
  2. "Angel Race/I Wait for You" - 7:18
  3. "Can You Take It?" - 3:14
  4. "If You Came from Nowhere Here" - 10:27
  5. "Astro Black" - 11:23
  6. "Prelude to a Kiss" (Duke Ellington, Irving Gordon) - 5:11
  7. "Why Was I Born?" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern) - 5:57
  8. "Insterstellar Lo-Ways" - 7:23



  1. Sun Ra discography accessed July 21, 2010
  2. 1 2 Jarnow, J., Allmusic Review accessed July 3, 2014
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