Pharoah Sanders

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Also performs as: Little Rock

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Pharoah Sanders (born October 13, 1940) is a Grammy Award-winning American jazz saxophonist.

Saxophonist Ornette Coleman once described him as "probably the best tenor player in the world." Emerging from John Coltrane's groups of the mid-1960s Sanders is known for his overblowing, harmonic, and multiphonic techniques on the saxophone, as well as his use of "sheets of sound." Sanders is an important figure in the development of free jazz; Albert Ayler famously said: "Trane was the Father, Pharoah was the Son, I am the Holy Ghost."

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1965 Pharoah's First Pharoah Sanders 2
1967 Tauhid Pharoah Sanders 3
1969 Izipho Zam (My Gifts) Pharoah Sanders 2
1969 Jewels of Thought Pharoah Sanders 3
1969 Karma Pharoah Sanders 2
1970 Deaf, Dumb, Blind: Summun, Bukmun, Umyun Pharoah Sanders 3
1971 Thembi Pharoah Sanders 3
1972 Black Unity Pharoah Sanders 2
1972 Wisdom Through Music Pharoah Sanders 3
1973 Elevation Pharoah Sanders 2
1973 Village of the Pharoahs Pharoah Sanders 3
1974 Love in Us All Pharoah Sanders 1
1976 Pharoah Pharoah Sanders 1
1978 Love Will Find Away Pharoah Sanders 2
1980 Journey to the One Pharoah Sanders 3
1981 Beyond a Dream Pharoah Sanders & Norman Connors 1
1981 Rejoice Pharoah Sanders 3
1985 Shukuru Pharoah Sanders 3
1987 Oh Lord, Let Me Do No Wrong Pharoah Sanders 1
1987 This Is for You John Benny Golson, Pharoah Sanders, Cedar Walton, Ron Carter, Jack DeJohnette 1
1988 Africa Pharoah Sanders 1
1991 Welcome to Love Pharoah Sanders 2
1994 The Trance of Seven Colors Maleem Mahmoud Ghania with Pharoah Sanders 1
1994 Crescent With Love Pharoah Sanders Quartet 1
1996 Message From Home Pharoah Sanders 1
1999 Save Our Children Pharoah Sanders 1
2000 Spirits Pharoah Sanders, Adam Rudolph & Hamid Drake 1
2008 Pharoah Sanders' Finest Pharoah Sanders 1
A Prayer Before Dawn Pharoah Sanders 1
Moon Child Pharoah Sanders 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1997 Priceless Jazz Collection Compilation Pharoah Sanders 1
1998 Great Moments With... Compilation Pharoah Sanders 1
2005 Anthology: You've Got To Have Freedom (disc 2) Compilation Pharoah Sanders 1
2011 Village of the Pharoahs / Wisdom Through Music Compilation Pharoah Sanders 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1982 Heart Is a Melody Live Pharoah Sanders 2

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Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2003 With a Heartbeat Pharoah Sanders & Graham Haynes 1

Compilation

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2006 The Impulse Story Compilation Pharoah Sanders 1

Live

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1972 Live at the East Live Pharoah Sanders 3
1982 Live Live Pharoah Sanders 2

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