|Birth name||Farrell Sanders|
|Born||October 13, 1940|
Little Rock, Arkansas, U.S.
|Died||September 24, 2022 (aged 81)|
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Genres||Jazz, free jazz, avant-garde jazz, world fusion, ethno-jazz|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, composer, bandleader|
|Labels||Douglas, Theresa, Impulse!, Strata East, Luaka Bop|
Pharoah Sanders (born Farrell Sanders; October 13, 1940 – September 24, 2022)  was an American jazz saxophonist.
Saxophonist Ornette Coleman once called him as "probably the best tenor player in the world."
In 1968 he participated in Michael Mantler and Carla Bley's Jazz Composer's Orchestra Association album The Jazz Composer's Orchestra, featuring Cecil Taylor, Don Cherry, Larry Coryell and Gato Barbieri. Sanders died on September 24, 2022, at his home in Los Angeles at the age of 81.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ King, Daniel (June 24, 2011). "Tenor saxophonist Pharoah Sanders burst through the gates in John Coltrane's group. Pharoah's children are Ferrell Jr, Fazal, Muzill Lumkile, Farah, Hadiya, Tomoki and Naima. At 79, he's going strong". The San Francisco Chronicle.
- ↑ Dineen, Donal. "Donal Dineen's Sunken Treasure: 'Karma' by Pharoah Sanders (1969)". The Irish Times. Retrieved November 7, 2019.
- ↑ "Albert Ayler: Albert Ayler: Holy Ghost album review". Allaboutjazz.com. Retrieved August 9, 2020.
- ↑ King, Daniel (June 24, 2011). "Tenor saxophonist Pharoah Sanders burst through the gates in John Coltrane's group. At 65, he's going strong". The San Francisco Chronicle.
- ↑ Corcoran, Nina (September 24, 2022). "Pharoah Sanders Dies at 81". Pitchfork. Retrieved September 24, 2022.
- ↑ Pareles, Jon (2022-09-24). "Pharoah Sanders, whose saxophone was a force of nature, dies at 81". The New York Times. Retrieved September 25, 2022.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Pharoah Sanders – official site