Stray Horns play Sun Ra
David Slusser's little-big-band pays tribute to visionary composer-philosopher SUN RA's 105 birth anniversary. New arrangements, vocals and electronics updates last year's amazing concert at the California Jazz Conservatory. Great soloists weave in and out of the supporting ensemble as the band covers Sun Ra's journey from forward-looking big band to the frontiers of improvisation and electronic instruments. Band Members and Instrumentation: Chris Clarke -trumpet, Mara Fox -trombone, Aaron Bennett -alto sax, flute, David Boyce (Broun Fellinis) -tenor & soprano sax, David Slusser -soprano & baritone sax, flute, bass clarinet, electronics, Terry Rodriguez -keyboards, Joe McKinley (Ra veteran) -bass, Greg German -drums, Cecilia Long - guest vocalist.