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Dienstag, 15. Januar 2008

Pharoah Sanders: Jewels of Thought

© Detlev Schilke for JazzTimes - America´s Jazz Magazine

[...] The irony is that at the age of 66, the white-bearded veteran’s music has long since grown to a full range of moods and styles. It was way back in the late ’60s, after his profile was raised high by a two-year stint in John Coltrane’s final lineup, that Sanders began to expand his sound. Subsequent recordings, on Impulse! Records in the ’70s, and a succession of independent labels through the ’80s and ’90s, brought forth an accessible, at times gentle, fusion of R&B, soul and world influences. [...]
© Ashley Kahn for JazzTimes