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On December 8, 1971.

On December 8, 1971, “Impulse!” label released “Black Unity”, the seventh Pharoah Sanders album. It was recorded in November 1971, and was produced by Lee Young.

Personnel:

  • Pharoah Sanders — soprano and tenor saxophone, balafon
  • Marvin “Hannibal” Peterson — trumpet
  • Carlos Garnett — flute, tenor saxophone
  • Joe Bonner — piano
  • Stanley Clarke, Cecil McBee — bass
  • Norman Connors, Billy Hart — drums
  • Lawrence Killian — conga, balafon, talking drum, percussion
  • Tony May — engineer
  • Erick Labson — remastering
  • Hollis King — art direction
  • Christine Lee — graphic design
  • Chuck Stewart — photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Pharaoh Sanders.

  1. Black Unity Pt. I
  2. Black Unity Pt. II

On August 12, 1997.

On August 12, 1997, “Warner Bros” label released “Village”, the eleventh Wallace Roney album. It was recorded in December 1996, at “Sear Sound” in New York City, and was produced by Lenny White, Matt Pierson, and Wallace Roney.

Personnel:

  • Wallace Roney− trumpet, arranger
  • Antoine Roney- soprano and tenor saxophone, bass clarinet
  • Michael Brecker– tenor saxophone
  • Pharoah Sanders − tenor saxophone
  • Chick Corea− piano, electric piano, arranger
  • Geri Allen− piano
  • Robert “Baabe” Irving III– synthesizer
  • Clarence Seay− double bass
  • Lenny White− drums
  • Steve Berrios– percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Wallace Roney, except where noted.

  1. Affinity – Chick Corea
  2. Inner Urge – Joe Henderson
  3. I Love You – Cole Porter
  4. The Pharoah
  5. Aknaaba – Antoine Roney
  6. Village
  7. Eternal One
  8. EBO – Lenny White
  9. Oshirike

On February 26, 1966.

On February 26, 1966, “Impulse” label released “Ascension”, the 21st John Coltrane album. It was recorded on June 28, 1965, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Bob Thiele.

Personnel:

  • Freddie Hubbard– trumpet
  • Dewey Johnson– trumpet
  • Marion Brown– alto saxophone
  • John Tchicai– alto saxophone
  • John Coltrane– tenor saxophone
  • Pharoah Sanders– tenor saxophone
  • Archie Shepp– tenor saxophone
  • McCoy Tyner– piano
  • Art Davis– bass
  • Jimmy Garrison– bass
  • Elvin Jones– drums

Track listing:

Edition I

“Ascension – John Coltrane

Edition II

“Ascension – John Coltrane

 

In January 1967.

In January 1967, “Impulse” label released “Kulu Sé Mama”,the 24th John Coltrane album. It was recorded June 10 – 16, 1965, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 14, 1965, at “Western Recorders” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Bob Thiele.

Personnel:

  • John Coltrane— tenor saxophone
  • Pharoah Sanders— tenor saxophone, percussion
  • McCoy Tyner— piano
  • Jimmy Garrison— double bass
  • Donald Rafael Garrett — bass clarinet, double bass, percussion
  • Frank Butler—drums, vocals
  • Elvin Jones— drums
  • Juno Lewis — vocals, percussion, conchshell, hand drums

Track listing:

  1. Kulu Sé Mama (Juno Sé Mama)
  2. Vigil
  3. Welcome

 

In February 1966.

In February 1966, “Impulse!” label released “Ascension”, the 38th John Coltrane album. It was recorded on June 28, 1965, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, and was produced by Bob Thiele.

Personnel:

  • John Coltrane– tenor saxophone
  • Freddie Hubbard– trumpet
  • Dewey Johnson– trumpet
  • Marion Brown, John Tchicai– alto saxophone
  • Pharoah Sanders, Archie Shepp– tenor saxophone
  • McCoy Tyner– piano
  • Art Davis, Jimmy Garrison– bass
  • Elvin Jones– drums

Track listing:

  1. Edition I

Ascension – John Coltrane

  1. Edition II

Ascension – John Coltrane

In September 1966.

In September 1966, “Impulse” label released “Meditations”, the twenty-third John Coltrane album. It was recorded on November 23, 1965, at “Van Gelder Studio” in  Englewood Cliffs, and was produced by Bob Thiele.

Personnel:

  • John Coltrane– tenor saxophone, band leader
  • Pharoah Sanders– tenor saxophone
  • McCoy Tyner– piano
  • Jimmy Garrison– double bass
  • Elvin Jones– drums
  • Rashied Ali– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by John Coltrane.

  1. The Father and the Son and the Holy Ghost
  2. Compassion
  3. Love
  4. Consequences
  5. Serenity

On July 29, 2014.

Idris Muhammad

On July 29, 2014, Leo Morris aka Idris Muhammad died aged 73. He was drummer whose drumming crossed over several musical styles including funk, jazz, and rhythm and blues and has performed and recorded extensively with many famous musicians, including  Pharoah Sanders, Gene Ammons, Fats Domino, Roberta Flack, Grover Washington, Sam Cooke, Curtis Mayfield, Lou Donaldson, Bob James, Randy Weston, Bobbi Humphrey, Andrew Hill, Bob Stewart, Sonny Stitt, Ahmad Jamal, John Scofield, George Coleman, Paul Desmond, Grant Green, Stanley Turrentine, Joe Lovano, Tisziji Munoz, Roots, Freddie Hubbard, George Benson, Reuben Wilson and Leon Spencer.