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In A Mellow Tone
Wednesday October 5th, 2022 with Heavy Ben
Pharoah Sanders

Pharoah Sanders left us on Sep 24 at age 81, out-living most of his peers by decades and leaving behind a most impressive discography. Heavy Ben selects 20 cuts over a 50-year span, but none from a Pharoah Sanders album. Let it end some kind of way: Pharoah Sanders (1940–2022) 8 page guide to the key records in Sanders's multifaceted career Remembering Pharoah Sanders, Who Sought Divinity on Earth
Hour one
Love Is Everywhere
The Gondwana Orchestra feat. Dwight Trible [orig. Pharoah Sanders] - Colors - Gondwana - 2018
Interlude #4
DJ Signify & DJ Mayonnaise (sample from "Thembi" by Pharoah Sanders) - Anticon Presents: Music For The Advancement Of Hip Hop - Anticon, Massmen - 1999
Moussa Berkiyo / Koubaliy Beriah La'Foh
Maleem Mahmoud Ghania feat. Pharoah Sanders - The Trance Of Seven Colors - Axiom - 1991
Are We There Yet?
Dream Warriors (sample from "Elevation" by Pharoah Sanders) - Subliminal Simulation - EMI - 1994 Canadian
Perihelion And Aphelion
Gary Bartz feat. Pharoah Sanders - Another Earth - Milestone - 1969
Kulu Sé Mama
John Coltrane feat. Pharoah Sanders - Kulu Sé Mama - Impulse! - 1967
Rocket Number Nine
Sun Ra And His Arkestra feat. Pharoah Sanders & Black Harold - Sun Ra And His Arkestra feat. Pharoah Sanders & Black Harold (aka. Gods On A Safari) - El Saturn / Superior Viaduct - 1976 / 2017 (rec. 1964)
Prince of Peace
Galliano [orig. Pharoah Sanders & Leon Thomas] - A Joyful Noise Unto The Creator - Talkin' Loud - 1992
Mystery Of Love
Randy Weston [orig. Guy Warren] feat. Pharoah Sanders - Khepera - Verve - 2005
Astral Traveling
Pharoah Sanders (Boozoo Bajou Remix) - Impulsive! Revolutionary Jazz Reworked - Verve - 2005
23 Skidoo feat. Pharoah Sanders - 23 Skidoo - Virgin - 2000
Hour two
Symphony For Improvisers > Nu Creative Love > What's Not Serious > Infant Happiness
Don Cherry feat. Pharoah Sanders - Symphony For Improvisers - Blue Note - 1966
Many Mansions
Sonny Sharrock feat. Pharoah Sanders - Ask The Ages - Axiom - 1991
Blue Nile
Alice Coltrane feat. Pharoah Sanders & Joe Henderson - Ptah, The El Daoud - Impulse! - 1970
Hit Me
Jah Wobble feat. Pharoah Sanders - Heaven & Earth - Island - 1995
This Is Madness
Umar Bin Hassan And Abiodun Oyewole feat. Pharoah Sanders [orig. The Last Poets] - Stolen Moments: Red Hot + Cool - GRP - 1994
You've Got To Have Freedom
Uptown Funk Empire [orig. Pharoah Sanders] - The Empire Strikes Back - Soulab - 2009
Upper Gogypt, Lower Gogypt
J Dilla [orig. Pharoah Sanders] - More Donuts - Takara - (rec. ~1996)
Coltrane's Brain (The Rebirth)
Induce (sample of "Hum-Allah-Hum-Allah-Hum-Allah" by Pharoah Sanders) - Cycle - WonderSound - 2005
The Creator Has A Masterplan
The Souljazz Orchestra [orig. Pharoah Sanders & Leon Thomas] - Freedom No Go Die - Funk Manchu, Do Right! - 2006 Canadian
Interactive CKCU
Well done! Thoroughly enjoying your take Ben! Thank you!

10:04 AM, October 4th, 2022
Ben Armstrong (host)
Hey Tee Dubs, thanks for checking out IMAT on the early side. Glad to know you dig!

9:16 PM, October 5th, 2022
Ben Armstrong (host)
John Coltrane died 55 years ago. Not many musicians who passed away so long ago continue to influence so prominently.

9:30 PM, October 5th, 2022
robert p in gatineau
Nice. Thanks.

9:38 PM, October 5th, 2022
seems Miles gone a long time... him & John stand alone...Satchmo my first influence...I played bugle $ surplus, then US Selmer $75, 2nd hand, Long & McQuaid, Yonge St..... luv's sax also... RIP, Pharoah Sanders🌹

9:56 PM, October 5th, 2022
Ben Armstrong (host)
hi robert

10:08 PM, October 5th, 2022
Ben Armstrong (host)
Hey hb, bugle eh? Yeah Miles died in 1991. It might seem "longer ago" since he didn't record or perform much after 1975.

10:11 PM, October 5th, 2022
Ben Armstrong (host)
Don't know if it's Pharoah Sanders or Joe Henderson playing flute on "Blue Nile" but that really makes the tune for me, on top of Alice's harp of course.

10:28 PM, October 5th, 2022
checked...lots of jazz harp players...didn't know! Thanks!

10:51 PM, October 5th, 2022