Jazz In Silhouette (studio album) by Sun Ra And His Arkestra

Jazz In Silhouette by Sun Ra And His Arkestra
Year: 1959
Overall rank: 2,515th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
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80/100 (from 87 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 20 albums of 1959 (16th)
Award Top 100 albums of the 1950s (62nd)
Award Best albums of all time (2,515th)
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SUN RA AND HIS ARKESTRA-JAZZ IN SILHOUETTE-1991 EVIDENCE CD
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Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 87 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 2% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 80.0/100, a mean average of 79.3/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 80.8/100. The standard deviation for this album is 14.4.

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From 07/10/2020 17:38
He claimed to be from Saturn. I’m not sure that’s far enough out.
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90/100
From 12/30/2018 14:44
Great album! Marvelous compositions that were cutting edge for the time but still not full blown avant garde. Some very nice trumpet work too.
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85/100
From 12/27/2017 19:24
This album is a masterclass on being able to balance laid back yet effective cool jazz/bop sounds with out of this world experimental jazz. Some mesmerizing moments on here, but some 'less is more' memorable hooks as well.

What a brilliantly layered record.
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From 06/08/2016 14:10
Absolutely brilliant, one of my favourite jazz albums. Could listen to on repeat and not get bored.
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Best Albums of 1959
1. Kind Of Blue by Miles Davis
2. Mingus Ah Um by Charles Mingus
3. Time Out by The Dave Brubeck Quartet
4. The Shape Of Jazz To Come by Ornette Coleman
5. Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
6. Chuck Berry Is On Top by Chuck Berry
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9. The Genius Of Ray Charles by Ray Charles
10. Gunfighter Ballads And Trail Songs by Marty Robbins
11. Chega De Saudade by João Gilberto
12. What'd I Say by Ray Charles
13. N° 4 by Jacques Brel
14. Chet by Chet Baker
15. Ritchie Valens by Ritchie Valens
16. Jazz In Silhouette by Sun Ra And His Arkestra
17. Workin' With The Miles Davis Quintet by Miles Davis Quintet
18. Go Bo Diddley by Bo Diddley
19. Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Songbook by Ella Fitzgerald
20. House Of The Blues by John Lee Hooker
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