Archive for the 'Pharoah Sanders' Category

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

When Pharoah Sanders entered the studio to record Tauhid, his second album, he must have felt at ease. Which may have come to a surprise to him. Though he’d developed a reputation as an intense tenor with an idiosyncratic style, Sanders had yet to establish himself as a marquee player. Pharoah’s First had come and […]

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

Visiting Tokyo in 2003, Pharoah Sanders sat in with local spiritual jazzists Sleepwalker at a club gig laying down what would become “The Voyage”. Released the following year as a Japanese-only import single, the track later served as the cornerstone and title track of Sleepwalker’s third LP. Taste, below. Sleepwalker/Pharoah Sanders :: The Voyage

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Pharoah Sanders with accompaniment via Paul Asrlanian, on harmonium, in an Abandoned Tunnel. San Francisco (Marin Headlands – close to the Golden Gate Bridge), 1982.