Finding the best version of that tune

Sun Ra

Sometimes, an old standard comes into my mind and I can’t get it out. I listen to the original, and then other versions, but it doesn’t scratch the itch. It’s the Sun Ra version that’s deep down in my soul… Rhapsody in Blue, ‘S Wonderful, But Not For Me, Sophisticated Lady, ‘Round Midnight, Smile… Sun Ra, the Arkestra and other players ingest the soul of a song and takes it to outer space…

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