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Sun Ra - Oblique Parallax Album

Sun Ra - Oblique Parallax Album Performer: Sun Ra
Album: Oblique Parallax
Country: US
Released: 1981
Style: Space-Age, Free Improvisation
Label: El Saturn Records
Genre: Jazz
Catalog #: SR72881
Size FLAC: 2344 mb.
Size MP3: 2191 mb.
Rating: 4.8/5
Votes: 734
Record Source: Vinyl, LP, Album


1Vista Omniverse
2Oblique Parallax
3Celestial Realms
4Journey Stars Beyond


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
SR72881Sun Ra Oblique Parallax ‎(LP, Album)El Saturn RecordsSR72881US1981
SR72881Sun Ra Oblique Parallax ‎(LP, Album)El Saturn RecordsSR72881US1981
SR72881Sun Ra Oblique Parallax ‎(LP, Album)El Saturn RecordsSR72881US1981
IX SR 72881Sun Ra Oblique Parallax ‎(LP, Album, RP)El Saturn RecordsIX SR 72881US1982
IX SR 72881Sun Ra Oblique Parallax ‎(LP, Album, W/Lbl)El Saturn RecordsIX SR 72881US1982


  • Alto SaxophoneMarshall Allen (tracks: B)
  • Baritone SaxophoneDanny Ray Thompson (tracks: B)
  • BassHayes Burnett (tracks: B)
  • Bass ClarinetEloe Omoe (tracks: B)
  • DrumsSamarai Celestial (tracks: A3)
  • French HornVincent Chancey (tracks: A3)
  • Tenor SaxophoneJohn Gilmore (tracks: B)
  • TromboneTony Bethel (tracks: B), Tyrone Hill (tracks: B)


A live recording emphasizing Ra's keyboard. On Celestial Realms and the first part of Journey Stars Beyond, he is joined by Vincent Chancey-french horn and Eric "Samarai" Walker- drums. The middle section of Journey Stars Beyond has a cameo appearance by the Arkestra. Jazz Center Detroit, 7/28/1981 (location according to Vincent Chancey. Could, however, be from 12/80, when the band was "in residency" there.)
label variation p. 1981
Orange labels and Sun Ra picture taped to front cover, blank back cover


  • Matrix / Runout: SR72881 A
  • Matrix / Runout: SR72881 B



Oblique Parallax by Sun Ra & His Arkestra, released 22 May 2015 1. Oblique Parallax 2. Vista Omniverse 3. Celestial Realms 4. Journey Stars Beyond From The Earthly Recordings of Sun Ra 2nd ed. by Robert Campbell and Christopher Trent, we offer this preface: The Arkestra was 'in residency' at the Jazz Center in Detroit for nearly a week a poster in the possession of Samarai Celestial advertises 11 shows . Rick Steiger and John Sinclair produced the events. Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. Purchasable with gift card. Although this release may prove to be exceedingly difficult to locate, Oblique Parallax 1982 boasts live performances from free jazz keyboardist Sun Ra at the Jazz Center in Detroit, Michigan. The material within includes Ra's solos, as well as a few Arkestra offerings. The album begins with an unaccompanied electric organ on the Oblique Parallax, which meanders into a slightly more assertive and impassioned composition, Vista Omniverse. Album 1981 4 Songs. Oblique Parallax. Sun Ra. Released 1982. Oblique Parallex Tracklist. Oblique Parallex Ft. Sun Ra Arkestra Lyrics. Vista Omniverse Ft. Celestial Realms Ft. Journey Stars Beyond Ft. About Oblique Parallex. Oblique Parallex Q&A. Featuring Sun Ra Arkestra. Producers Sun Ra. Writers Sun Ra. More Sun Ra albums. Sleeping Beauty. New Steps. Show all albums by Sun Ra. Oblique Parallax is a music album by Sun Ra released in 1982. Oblique Parallax is ranked 67,047th in the overall chart, 8,283rd in the 1980s, and 832nd in the year 1982. Oblique Parallax by Sun Ra Year: 1982 Overall rank: 67,047th. Average Rating: 70100 from 3 votes. The Sun Ra discography is one of the largest discographies in music history. Jazz keyboardist, bandleader and composer Sun Ra recorded dozens of singles and over one hundred full-length albums, comprising well over 1000 songs, and making him one of the most prolific recording artists of the 20th century. Many of Sun Ra's early albums were recorded at home by Ra. Review of the album Oblique Parallax by Sun Ra, released in Futuristic Sounds of Sun Ra. The Hottest Ever. Sun Ra and His Arkestra. 2012 Original Album Plus Bonus Tracks 1957. A1 Oblique Parallax A2 Vista Omniverse A3 Celestial Realms B Journey Stars Beyond. Alto Saxophone Marshall Allen tracks: B Baritone Saxophone Danny Ray Thompson tracks: B Bass Hayes Burnett tracks: B Bass Clarinet Eloe Omoe tracks: B Drums Samarai Celestial tracks: A3 French Horn Vincent Chancey tracks: A3 Tenor Saxophone John Gilmore tracks: B Trombone Tony Bethel tracks: B, Tyrone Hill tracks: B. Sun Ra & His Arkestra. or open in our Desktop app. The Spirit of Jazz Cosmos Arkestra at WUHY, 1978. Crystal Spears. Pleiades: A Jazz Symphonique Remastered 2018. The Cymbals, Symbols Sessions. Discpline 99 Out Beyond the Kingdom Of. Somewhere Over the Rainbow. Taking a Chance on Chances