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Pharoah Sanders has been here and gone

Brian Case, New Musical Express, 22 June 1974

BRIAN CASE delves back into the jumping New York scene of the '60s, to a time when avant garde musicians like Ornette Coleman, Archie Shepp, Albert Ayler and Pharoah Sanders were creating a sensation with The New Thingfree form jazz that broke into a new, uncharted world. What did they achieve? And did Pharoah Sanders burn himself out achieving it?

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