RECORD STORE DAY 2017 > Sun Ra - Discipline 27-11

Sun Ra

Discipline 27-11


Release Date: 4/22/2017
Format: LP
Label: Strut Records
Quantity: 1
Release type: RSD Limited Run / Regional Focus Release


Recorded during the same 1972 sessions as Impulse's Space Is the Place, Discipline 27-II is definitely cut from the same cloth. The title cut is a side-long space chant number (just like "Space Is the Place"), presumably recorded as one lengthy piece, although the tune itself is divided into three sections (radio edits?). Listeners also get another in the instrumental Discipline series (Ra composed and recorded many Disciplines throughout the '70s); this time it's "Discipline 8." "Neptune" is another great space chant ("Have you heard the latest thing from Neptune?"), but the standout track is "Pan Afro," a great blowing session built on Ra's trademark interlocking horn riffs. A tough one to find, Discipline 27-II is well-worth seeking out, especially for those who like Space Is the Place.

01 Pan Afro 02 Discipline 8 03 Neptune 04 Discipline 27-II