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Hartmut Geerken & Chris Trent – Omniverse: Sun Ra – BOOK

$75.00 $56.25

Twenty years after its first publication, ART YARD are proud to present the fully revised 2nd edition of Hartmut Geerken’s long unobtainable Omniverse – Sun Ra, a definitive hitch-hiker’s guide to the Sun Ra galaxy.

The new, completely revised edition features:

Unpublished photographs of Sun Ra and the Arkestra by Hartmut Geerken and Val Wilmer.

Fully revised discography by Chris Trent, co-author of The Earthly Recordings of Sun Ra.

Articles by Geerken, Amiri Baraka, Chris Cutler, Robert L. Campbell, Salah Ragab, Gabi Geist and others.

New full colour images of hundreds of Sun Ra album covers, posters, handbills and ephemera, including reproductions of rare hand drawn and coloured LP sleeves.

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Hartmut Geerken and Chris Trent. 304 Pages. Binding: French fold cover, metallic foil blocking on Faimei cloth hardback. Size: 290mm x 245mm Portrait. With many previously un-published photographs of Sun Ra and His Arkestra in New York 1966 and Germany 1979 by Val Wilmer and Hartmut Geerken’s previously un-published photographs from Heliopolis Cairo Egypt 1971. Updated Discography by Chris Trent. Comprehensive pictorial and annotated discography, including chronological discography and alphabetical record title, composition, personnel and record label indexes. Shellac Records, 78RPM indexes, 45 RPM Singles indexes. Jackets and Labels indexes. Essays, photo documents by Hartmut Geerken, Val Wilmer, Amiri Baraka, Robert L. Campbell, Chris Cutler, Gabi Geist, Sigrid Hauff, Karl Heinz Kessler, Robert Lax and Salah Ragab.

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Weight 2 lbs