Saturday, March 20, 2010


2010 03 19 - Sun Ra Arkestra Sunday in NYC & Marshall Allen Tonight in NYC

The Sun Ra Arkestra under the direction of Marshall Allen will launch their 2010 World Tour, which includes three European tours and a Canadian tour, with a performance on Sunday, March 21, 2010 at Sullivan Hall, 214 Sullivan St., New York, NY themed "Springtime again". There will be no better way to shake off the intense winter this year than with the enlightenment that the Arkestra can arouse.

The last two Arkestra appearances at Sullivan Hall were at or very close to a sell out, so it is recommended to make your plans in advance for this show. Tickets are $15, Show 8:00 p.m., Doors 7:00

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Also, Marshall Allen will be performing at the Cornelia Street Cafe, tonight, March 19 at a launch event for a new label ScienSonic being released to the planet by Scott Robinson. Marshall is featured in the premiere ScienSonic CD release titled "Live at Space Farms" and will perform with Scott Robinson and other musicians at the concert tonight as part of the launch celebration. More information on this event follows:

Scott Robinson celebrates 200 recordings, 25 years in New York and 50 years on Earth with the launching of ScienSonic Laboratories LLC, his new outlet for creative and far-reaching projects. ScienSonic Laboratories will have its first two exciting releases in hand and available on March 19 & 20. Live at Space Farms featuring Marshall Allen is a lavish 2-CD set in a special wallet, with Enhanced CD capability including text, video and photo gallery, recorded live with the amazing bell tower in a cow pasture at Space Farms. Nucleus is the long-awaited duo project with Julian Thayer, recorded entirely at Scott's ScienSonic Laboratory facility in NJ. This duo gave an unforgettable performance at Cornelia Street Cafe several years ago:
"Jules and Scott gave me a night of music I'll never forget. It was abstract, but at the same time felt utterly composed... who needs a composer with two masterful and connected individuals such as this?"
-- Grammy-winning composer Maria Schneider

A ScienSonic evening of new music with Scott Robinson
Fri. March 19, 2010, 9 & 10:30 PM
Cornelia street Cafe
29 Cornelia St., NYC
(reservations recommended!)

All musicians who have so far recorded for ScienSonic Laboratories will be present for this very special evening of "Experiential Music for Adventurous Listeners":
  • Scott Robinson, saxophones, winds, theremin and sonic devices
  • Julian Thayer, bass
  • Marshall Allen, alto sax, flute and electronic valve instrument (in his first appearance at Cornelia Street!)
  • Kevin Norton, vibraphone, drums and percussion
  • Pat O'Leary, bass, cello, sonic toys and devices
  • Sharon Robinson, flute and wind machine

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