THE SUN RA CENTENNIAL DREAM ARKESTRA
under the direction of MARSHALL ALLEN
1993 – 2013 Sun Ra left planet earth 20 years ago
1914 – 2014 Sun Ra arrived on planet earth 100 years ago
1924 – 2014 Marshall Allen arrived on planet earth 90 years ago
In 2014 THE SUN RA CENTENNIAL DREAM ARKESTRA will celebrate 100 years of Sun Ra with performances and master classes under the direction of Marshall Allen. This fantastic Dream Arkestra consists of 25 instrumentalists including a string section and dancers. In addition to his arsenal of alto saxophone, flute, electronic valve instrument (EVI), Marshall Allen will bring back his kora playing on a specially made 21 string African instrument for the first time in 20 years.
See and hear some of the compositions performed at the UNCOOL Festival 2012: