Wednesday, 2/15/12

by musicclipoftheday

the ecstatic impulse

Pharoah Sanders, tenor saxophonist, composer, bandleader, 1940-

“You’ve Got To Have Freedom” (P. Sanders)

Take 1: Live (with William Henderson, piano; James Leary, bass; Kharon Harrison, drums), Los Angeles, 2011

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Take 2: Live (with John Hicks, piano; Walter Booker, bass; Idris Muhammad, drums), Los Angeles, 1981 (Live [Evidence])

More? Here.

Jazz, R&B, gospel—listening to him you’re reminded, again, that they all come from the same place.