Moon Child (Pharoah Sanders album)

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Moon Child
Moonchild (Pharoah Sanders album).jpg
Studio album by Pharoah Sanders
Released 1990
Recorded October 12 & 23, 1989 at Studio Davout, Paris, France
Genre Jazz
Length 52:23
Label Timeless SJP 326
Producer Wim Wigt
Pharoah Sanders chronology
A Prayer Before Dawn
(1987)A Prayer Before Dawn1987
Moon Child
Welcome to Love
(1990)Welcome to Love1990

Moon Child is an album led by saxophonist Pharoah Sanders recorded in 1989 and released on the Dutch Timeless label.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4/5 stars[2]

In his review for AllMusic, Steve Loewy observed "The results may have originally disappointed some of Sanders' fans, but with time the saxophonist clearly reinvented himself as a more traditional improviser capable of thoughtful and pensive deliberations".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Moon Child" (Pharoah Sanders) - 8:10
  2. "Moon Rays" (Horace Silver) - 6:15
  3. "The Night Has a Thousand Eyes" (Buddy Bernier, Jerry Brainin) - 12:19
  4. "All or Nothing at All" (Arthur Altman, Jack Lawrence) - 9:25
  5. "Soon" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 5:31
  6. "Moniebah" (Abdullah Ibrahim) - 10:43



  1. ^ Pharoah Sanders discography accessed January 15, 2015
  2. ^ a b Loewy, Steve. Moonchild – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved January 15, 2015.