Cosmo Omnibus Imagiable Illusion
|Cosmo Omnibus Imagiable Illusion|
|Live album by Sun Ra Arkestra|
August 8, 1988|
Pit-Inn, Shinjuku, Tokyo
|Producer||Kohei Kawakami & Zen Matsuura|
|Sun Ra chronology|
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.
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".
All compositions by Sun Ra except as indicated
- " Introduction/Cosmo Approach Prelude" - 7:29
- "Angel Race/I Wait for You" - 7:18
- "Can You Take It?" - 3:14
- "If You Came from Nowhere Here" - 10:27
- "Astro Black" - 11:23
- "Prelude to a Kiss" (Duke Ellington, Irving Gordon) - 5:11
- "Why Was I Born?" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern) - 5:57
- "Insterstellar Lo-Ways" - 7:23
- Sun Ra - piano, synthesizer, vocals
- Michael Ray - trumpet, vocals on "Why Was I Born?"
- Ahmed Abdullah - trumpet
- Tyrone Hill - trombone
- Marshall Allen - alto saxophone
- John Gilmore - tenor saxophone, timbales
- Danny Ray Thompson - baritone saxophone
- Eloe Omoe - bass clarinet, alto saxophone, contra-alto clarinet
- June Tyson - violin, vocals on "Astro Black"
- Bruce Edwards - electric guitar
- Rollo Radford - electric bass
- Eric Walker, Earl "Buster" Smith - drums