The Sun is one of 2 bonus tracks on the 1998 reissue of the album A Monastic Trio by Alice Coltrane from 1968. The two bonus tracks were originally issued on John Coltrane’s “Cosmic Music” album.
A Monastic Trio is the first solo album by Alice Coltrane. Recorded in 1968 (the reissue includes one track from 1967), she intended it to be a tribute to her husband, John Coltrane, who had died the year before. [source]
Alice Coltrane- Harp, Piano
Pharoah Sanders – Tenor Saxophone
Jimmy Garrison – Bass
John Coltrane – Vocals
Ben Riley – Drums