Pharoah Sanders, jazz saxophonist, is dead

Pharoah Sanders had notably been John Coltrane’s sideman and published ” The Creator Has a Master Plan “. Pharoah Sanders, the saxophonist who helped John Coltrane explore the avant-garde and push jazz itself towards the spiritual, has died aged 81. Record label Luaka Bop, which released Sanders’ acclaimed collab and Floating Points, Promises, in 2021, … Read more

My sound is dark, with more feeling, saxophonist Pharoah Sanders affirmed

New York and Los Angeles., Pharoah Sanders, an influential tenor saxophonist revered in the jazz world for the spirituality of his work, has died, his record label reported. He was 81 years old. He was one of the most creative figures who made both Indian and African music his own, taking the sound of his … Read more

Pharoah Sanders, the last of the pharaohs has left us

In the world of jazz, the names of musicians have never been anecdotal. There was a time when its most accomplished representatives gladly decked themselves out with an old regime title, like a snub to the segregation system that kept them at the bottom of the ladder: the Count (Count) Basie, the Duke (Duke) Ellington, … Read more

Pharoah Sanders, the cosmic jazz saxophonist, has died

Pharoah Sandersone of the most creative figures of the jazz who made both Indian and African music his own by bringing his saxophone to unsuspected limits, passed away this Saturday at the age of 81. His label, Luaka Bop, announced that he died peacefully with his family and friends in Los Angeles. Always and forever, … Read more