Village of the Pharoahs

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Village of the Pharoahs
Village of the Pharoahs.jpg
Studio album by Pharoah Sanders
Released 1973
Recorded December 8, 1971, November 22, 1972 and September 14, 1973
Genre Jazz
Length 38:45
Label Impulse!
Producer Ed Michel
Pharoah Sanders chronology
Wisdom Through Music
(1972)Wisdom Through Music1972
Village of the Pharoahs
(1971-73)
Elevation
(1973)Elevation1973

Village of the Pharoahs is the eighth album by American saxophonist and composer Pharoah Sanders, released in 1973 on the Impulse! label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 2½ stars stating "there are many more significant Pharoah Sanders records than this one".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Pharoah Sanders
  1. "Village of the Pharoahs Part 1" - 7:15
  2. "Village of the Pharoahs Part 2" - 5:00
  3. "Village of the Pharoahs Part 3" - 4:50
  4. "Myth" - 1:44
  5. "Mansion Worlds" - 9:11
  6. "Memories of Lee Morgan" - 5:34
  7. "Went Like It Came" - 5:11
  • Recorded at Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on December 8, 1971 (track 5), at A & R Recording Studios in New York City on November 22, 1972 (track 6), and at Wally Heider Sound Studios in San Francisco, California on September 14, 1973 (tracks 1-4 & 7)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Impulse! Records discography accessed January 5, 2012
  2. ^ Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed January 5, 2012