Heart Is a Melody

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Heart is a Melody
Heart is a Melody.jpg
Live album by
RecordedJanuary 23, 1982 at Keystone Korner, San Francisco, CA
LabelTheresa TR 118
ProducerPharoah Sanders
Pharoah Sanders chronology
Pharoah Sanders Live...
Heart is a Melody

Heart is a Melody is a live album led by saxophonist Pharoah Sanders recorded in 1982 and released on the Theresa label.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic3/5 stars[2]

In his review for AllMusic, Scott Yanow commented: "There are some fiery moments but few surprises on this date chiefly recommended to Sanders fans".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Pharoah Sanders except as indicated

  1. "Olé" (John Coltrane) - 22:13
  2. "On a Misty Night" (Tadd Dameron) - 7:00
  3. "Heart Is a Melody of Time (Hiroko's Song)" (William S. Fischer, Pharoah Sanders) - 7:32
  4. "Goin' to Africa (Highlife)" - 3:49
  5. "Naima" (Coltrane) - 7:28 Bonus track on CD reissue
  6. "Rise 'n' Shine" (Stephen Ballantine, Buddy DeSylva, Vincent Youmans) - 15:07 Bonus track on CD reissue



  1. ^ Pharoah Sanders discography accessed January 13, 2015
  2. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. Heart is a Melody – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved January 13, 2015.