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Pharoah Sanders

Pharoah SandersAKA Farrell Sanders

Born: 13-Oct-1940
Birthplace: Little Rock, AR

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Occupation: Jazz Musician

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Creator Has A Master Plan

Tenor saxophonist. Moved to San Francisco in 1959, and then New York a few years later. In the early 1960s he worked with Sun Ra, who encouraged Sanders adopted the name Pharoah. Performed with John Coltrane's ensemble from 1965 until that musician's death in 1967.

    University: Oakland Junior College, Oakland, CA

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