Sun Ra Tribute – Interplanetary Music

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Sun Ra Tribute – Interplanetary Music

Front Room
08:00 pm

Sun Nov 27th

Scott Petito Productions presents an all star tribute to Sun Ra!

$15 | 18+ | 7PM Doors / 8PM Show

Many of the Hudson Valley’s finest musicians have joined together to recreate some of Sun Ra’s most memorable music. This large ensemble promises to be one of the highlights of the season

Sun Ra was born as Herman Poole Blount in 1914 and moved on into another dimension in 1993. He was a jazz composer and band leader, and for much of his career led the ‘Arkestra’, an ensemble with an ever changing name and flexible lineup of musicians. Sun Ra was a prolific recording artist and remains both influential and controversial for his music and his persona. He was an innovator and known for his pioneering work in free improvisation, modal jazz and his early use of electronic keyboards.

The performers for this evening include…

Don Byron: clarinet & sax

Scott Petito: bass

Veronica Nunn: vocals

Connor Kennedy: guitars

Mark Ferraro: percussion

Chris Pasin: trumpet

Keith Pray: alto sax

Alex Slomka: trombone

Travis Shook: piano

Lee Falco: drums

Mitch Kessler: baritone sax

And… Sean “Grasshopper” Mackowiak from Mercury Rev
on guitars and extraterrestrial sounds