In retrospect, Celestial Vibration isn't too different from Day of Radiance, at least in terms of instrumentation and general mood, but in no way does it feel like a first draft or a warm-up. Gordon entered the recording studio with his modified electric zither and kalimba, and improvised while deep in a trance.
Album · 2017 · 2 Songs. Laraaji & Sarah Benson). Vision Songs, Vol. 1. 1983.
Laraaji – Celestial Vibration. Label: Soul Jazz Records – SJR LP369. Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue. Country: UK. Released: 10 Feb 2017. Celestial Vibrations (Cass, Album, RE). Vital Body Marketing, The Art Of Relaxation, The Relaxation Company, The Relaxation Company.
Laraaji debut album Celestial Vibration to get vinyl reissue. The zither and kalimba-led LP was first issued in New York as a privately-pressed record limited to 500 copies – under Laraaji’s real name of Edward Larry Gordon – and then re-released by Soul Jazz sub-label Universal Sound back in 2010. In June, Laraaji collaborated with psychedelic act Sun Araw on a double LP called Professional Sunflow, while outside of music Gordon continues to run his own yoga retreats and Therapeutic Laughter Workshop
This is the stunning debut album from Laraaji. Celestial Vibration’ was originally released in 1978 under the name Edward Larry Gordon, and then first issued by Soul Jazz Records/Universal Sound in 2010. Celestial Vibration’ is a cosmic journey sounding unlike anything else when it was first released in 1978. Laraaji’s album was first issued in New York as a private-pressing record with only very minimal distribution.
This is the stunning debut album from Laraaji.
Free download and listen Soul Jazz Records Presents Laraaji: Celestial Vibration. Tracks count: 2. Views: 0. Laraaji - All Pervading 24:18. Laraaji - Bethlehem 24:29.
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|SWN 52824||Edward Larry Gordon||Celestial Vibration (LP, Album)||SWN||SWN 52824||US||1978|
|US LP30||Edward Larry Gordon||Celestial Vibration (LP, Album, RE)||Universal Sound||US LP30||UK||2010|
|US CD30||Edward Larry Gordon||Celestial Vibration (CD, Album, Ltd, RE)||Universal Sound||US CD30||UK||2010|
|SJR CD369||Laraaji||Celestial Vibration (CD, Album, RE)||Soul Jazz Records||SJR CD369||UK||2017|
|9522||Laraaji||Celestial Vibration (Cass, Album, RE)||Vital Body Marketing, The Art Of Relaxation, The Relaxation Company||9522||US||1985|