In 1996 Virgin Records released a compilation in the Ambient series (curated by Kevin Martin) entitled "Jazz Satellites Volume 1: Electrification". You can read an excellent post about that release here, but if you are reading this the odds are you've heard it. That original release was important for the way it illuminated some common threads in music from very disparate sources- in my case it set me off on a journey that continues to this day.
The plot thickened with the discovery that there were plans for "Jazz Satellites Volume 2" that were never realized... until now, that is. You can read more of the particulars on the excellent Destination Out blog (respect to Doug W, who contributed much valuable info to the comments in that post, and who upped the cover pic you see here), and check the comments for links to the first issue of this previously unreleased comp.
Here's the track listing (links in comments).
Mahavishnu Orchestra “Miles Out”
George Russell “Events I-VII”
Weather Report “Boogie Woogie Waltz”
Carl Craig/Innerzone Orchestra “Bug in the Bass Bin”
Joe Zawinul “Arrival in New York”
Chris Bowden “Life Support”
Ray Russell Quartet “A Day in the Life of a Slave in Lower Egypt”
White Noise “The Black Mass”
Howard Shore/Ornette Coleman “Interzone Suite”
Marc Moulin “Tohubohu”
Peter Brotzmann/Bill Laswell “Death Rattle”
Joe Harriott “Multani”
Lights in a Fat City “When I Go Up (I Feel Like Shouting)”
Yusef Lateef “Sound Wave”
Charlie Mariano “Madras”
Masabumi Kikuchi “Auroral Flare”
Sonny Sharrock “Many Mansions”
Pat Martino “Baiyina”
Terumasa Hino “Aboriginal”