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Pharoah tours


16.09.2007 - Bailey Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

20-21.07.07 - Johannesburg, South Africa

Flynn MainStage, Burlington, 2.06.2007 w.Kenny Garrett Quartet Hamer Hall, Melbourne, Melbourne, 12.05.2007

Iridium, NYC, 2.05.2007 - 6.05.2007 w.Kenny Garrett Quartet

27-29.04.2007 - New Orleans Jazz Fest

March - tour in Europe:

19.03.07 Etnafest, Catania, Sycili (Italy)
21.03.07 Banlieues Bleues, Salle des fêtes, Montreuil-Sous-Bois (France)
22.03.07 Kursaal, San Sebastian (Spain)
23.03.07 Salle du Vigean, Eysines (France)
28.03.07 Sala Kongresowa, Warszawa (Poland) (cancelled)
29.03.07 Cully Jazz Festival, Cully (Switzerland)
30.03.07 Grenoble Jazz Festival - Grenoble (France) (cancelled)

20.02.2007 Tel Aviv Jazz Festival/Hical Hatarbut - Tel Aviv (Israel)
21.02.2007 Tel Aviv Jazz Festival/Cinemateque - Tel Aviv (Israel)

1.02. - 4.02.2007 Catatlina Jazz Club, California, US


10.11.2006 - Anguilla Tranquility Jazz Festival, Anguilla Island

3.10.2006 - 7.10.2006 - Birdland, NYC w.Kenny Garrett

19.09.2006 - 24.09.2006 - Blue Note, NYC with McCoy Tyner Trio

15.09.2006 - 17.09.2006 - Blues Alley, Washington DC with Kenny Garrett Quartet (2 shows each night)


11.02-12.02 - Northrop Auditorium, Minneapolis Convention Center, with Alonzo King's Lines Ballet, Minneapolis, USA

15-31.01. Will Calhoun Group feat. Pharoah Sanders (Pharoah Sanders - sax / Wallace Roney - trumpet / Orrin Evans - piano, keyboards / Juan Benitez - bass / Will Calhoun - drums)



26-28.11. - Regatta Bar, Cambridge, MA, USA Quintet with Kenny Garrett!


9-14.11. - Jazz Bakery, Los Angeles, USA with Dwight Tribble, William Henderson, Trevor Ware, Michael Stephens

5/6 November - Sweet Lorraine's, New Orleans

24/27.10 - Cork Jazz Festival, Cork, Ireland (cancelled)

19 - 24 October - JAZZ SHOWCASE, Chicago

18.10 - deSingel, Antwerpen, Belgium - with David Murray Creole Project (cancelled)

September 10 - 27 - European tour with Matt Garrison, Orrin Evans, Will Calhoun

10.09. Wien(AT) Porgy & Bess
11.09. Wien(AT) Porgy & Bess
12.09. Wien(AT) Porgy & Bess
13.09. Salzburg(AT) Jazzit
14.09. Innsbruck(AT) Treibhaus
16.09. Magdeburg(DE) Theater
17.09. Freiburg(DE) JazzHaus
18.09. Lugano(CH) Radio
19.09. St.Gallen(CH) Grabenhalle
20.09. Winterthur(CH) Gaswerk
21.09. Paris(FR) New Morning
22.09. Amsterdam(NL) Bimhuis
23.09. Zoetermeer(NL) Borderij
25.09. Viersen(DE) Festival
26.09. Bochum(DE) Bahnhof Langendreer
27.09. Berlin(DE) Tr�nenpalast

5.08. - Jazz in Marciac, Marciac, France (N.Reeves, J.Farnsworth)

2-3.08 - Barcelona, Espana with David Murray Creole Project

30.07 - Sines, Portugal, Festival M�sicas do Mundo, with David Murray Creole Project

23.07 - Jardins du Palais Longchamp, Marseille, Francewith David Murray Creole Project

May 11 - 16 - Iridium Jazz Club, NYC, with McCoy Tyner trio

New Zealand - Australian tour

April 14 - The Basement, Sydney, Australia
April 13 - The Basement, Sydney, Australia
April 12 - Prince of Wales Hotel, Melbourne, Australia
April 11 - East Coast Blues & Roots Music Festival in Red Devil Park, Byron Bay, NSW, Australia
April 10 - Sky City Theatre, Auckland, New Zealand

March 26 - 31 - Tokyo, Japan (Blue Note - 29 - 31) with Ravi Coltrane(sax), William Henderson(p), Nat Reeves(b), Eric McPherson(ds)

March 23 - 25 - Blue Note? Seoul, Korea

March 16 - 21 - Blue Note, Milano, Italy

February 3 - 8 - Yoshi's, Oakland


December 1 - December 4 - Jazz Cafe, London (with Japanese Sleep Walker)

October 28 - November 1 - Jazz Bakery, LA

Euro-tour with most probably William Henderson p, Matt Garrison b, John Betch, Billy Hart or Kharon Harrison dr - 3 Oct - 27 Oct (to be updated)

October 26 - Everyman Palace Theatre, Cork, Ireland (Cork Jazz Festival)
October 25 -
Wasserwerk, Bern, Switzerland
October 24 -
New Morning, Paris, France
October 23 -
Theatre 140, Brussels, Belgium (Audi Jazz Festival)
October 22 -
B�rgertreff, Ingolstadt, Germany
October 20 -
Jazz Club Unterfahrt, M�nchen, Germany
October 19 -
Storm P, Smuget, Oslo, Norway
October 18 -
Nefertiti, G�teborg, Sweden (G�TEBORG ART SOUNDS 2003)
October 17 -
USF Verftet - Sardinen, Bergen, Norway
October 16 -
Reigen, Wien, Austria
October 15 -
Reichshofsaal, Lustenau, Austria
October 14 -
Jazzhaus, Freiburg, Germany
October 13 -
Ansbacher Kammerspiele, Ansbach, Germany
October 12 -
Tollhaus, Karlsruhe, Germany
October 11 -
Traenenpalast, Berlin, Germany
October 9 -
Jazzmeile, Gewerkschaftshaus, Erfurt, Germany
October 8 -
Die Fabrik, Hamburg, Germany
October 7 -
Turm Jazzclub Moritzburg, Halle, Germany
October 6 -
domicil, Dortmund, Germany
October 5 -
Saal Kaiserstra�e 25, G�tersloh, Germany
October 4 -
Karlstorbahnhof, Heidelberg, Germany (Enjoy Jazz 2003)
October 3 -
Neuwied Jazz Festival, Konzerthalle Heimathaus, Neuwied, Germany

September 21, 7:30 PM - Mechanics Hall, 321 Main St. Worcester, MA, as a guest of The 26th Annual John Coltrane Memorial Concert
September 20, 8 PM - Blackman Auditorium, 180 Huntington Avenue, Boston, as a guest of The 26th Annual John Coltrane Memorial Concert
September 9 - 14 - Blue Note, NYC + Kenny Garrett - saxophone, Carlos McKinney - piano, Bob Hurst - bass, Jeff Tain Watts - drums
September 5 and 6 - Scullers, Boston
August 30 - African Festival of the Arts, Dee Parmer Woodtor Stage, Washington Park, Chicago, 3:30 pm with Foday Musa Suso
August 5 - 10 - Yoshi's, Oakland
July 15 - 20 - Jazz Showcase, Chicago

to be continued

One more addition - Pharoah at the Jazz Bakery, LA, October 28 - November 01. Jazz Bakery site
Info about Pharoah performances in the Jazz Notes section

And - in Chicago - Jazz Showcase announces Pharoah in July - from 15 till 20 of this month. More info here
SCULLERS JAZZ CLUB in Boston, Ma, announces Pharoah for 2 nights in September - Friday the 5th and Saurday the 6th. More info at Scullers Jazz Club website
tYoshi's, Oakland website informs about 2 upcoming Pharoah appearances.
Pharoah is going to play there with his quartet from Aug 05 till Aug 10 (Pharoah Sanders, saxophones, William Henderson, piano, Dwight Tribble, vocals, Alex Blake, bass, Joe Farnsworth, drums) and later in the beginning of 2004 with McCoy Tyner Quintet + RAVI COLTRANE, CHARNETT MOFFETT & ERIC HARLAND from 3 till 8 February

More info here, on the Yoshi's website

This sounds a little bit unbelievable but... Blue Note, NYC announces for September 2003 this line-up: Pharoah Sanders & Kenny Garrett. The dates from Tue, Sept 09 till Sun Sept 14. check out the Blue Note schedule site

Six 2-sets nights!

Three appearances in NYC! Pharoah Sanders & Ravi Coltrane on saxes, Paul Shaffer on keyboards, Don Pate on bass, Rashied Ali on drums and Tisziji Munoz on lead guitar! This incredible line-up will perform at Carnegie Hall on June 6th as part of Steinway's Jazz Celebration and will be on the David Letterman Show later that same night!! This amazing band will also play on Tuesday June 10th at the Village Underground (130 W. 3rd St.) at 8:30 for one cosmic set. Tickets are now on sale.

Info from Downtown Music Gallery via Iain - thank you!

Check out also the info about new Tisziji CD - Divine Radiance on the new releases page

Something for you, Nick - Pharoah with David Murray and the Gwo Ka Masters in Brighton, England, Saturday, 24 May 2003

Time(s): 8pm

Venue: Concert Hall, Brighton Dome

Tickets: �20, �17.50, �15

More info at this site

I think I'll try to be there ;)

BLOOD and PHAROAH together again in Burghausen, Germany , 9 May 2003 Freitag, 09.05.2003 20.00 Uhr Wackerhalle 84489 Burghausen, Joh.-Hess-Str. 24 The Music Revelation Ensemble feat. Pharoah Sanders

I have to be there!

more info here

Info from Iain from Japan - Pharoah at the Blue Note in Tokyo 20 - 23 April wth William Henderson(p), Ira Coleman(b), Joe Farnsworth(dr)
Info from Gilles Bacon:

West Coast Saxophone Summit The Creator has a master plan. Saxophone legend Pharoah Saunders joins Karl Denson's Tiny Universe for all three shows at the Fillmore in San Francisco on March 27, 28 & 29 for the West Coast Saxophone Summit. Pharaoh will be joined by master percussionist Babatunde Lea and perform the opening set each evening. Also added to the shows is turntable wizard DJ Greyboy. All acts will be performing alone and together. A limited number of tickets are onsale now through All remaining tickets will be available through all Ticketmaster outlets, as well as the Fillmore box office ( located at 1805 Geary street) with no service charge on all show nights and Sundays from 10am to 4pm.

Friday, February 28, Dillard University's Lawless Chapel

Pharoah Sanders (+ Cecil Brooks III dr and Dwayne Dolphin b) with the Revelations from Franklin Avenue Baptist Church

Check the interview

18-23 February

Pharoah at Dimitriou's Jazz Alley, Seattle, with John Hicks and his trio. Band members are Andy McCloud (bass), and Victor Lewis (drums). Set times on Tuesday and Wednesday are at 8:00PM, Thursday through Saturday at 8:00PM and 10:00PM and Sunday at 6:30PM and 8:30PM.

Check the Dimitriou's Jazz Alley website

Concerts at Yoshi's, Oakland: STEVE TURRE'S SANCTIFIED SHELLS WITH PHAROAH SANDERS & JON FADDIS January 7 - January 12
Gigs with Kahil el'Zabar Ritual Trio in December
Pharoah European Tour 2002

Jean-Paul Bourelly-g / Matt Garrison-b / Will Calhoun-dr,electr

22.10. Hamburg(D)-Fabrik
23.10. Berlin(D)-Soultrane

Ejigayehu "Gigi" Shibabaw voc
Pharoah Sanders ts
Bill Laswell el-b
Lill Haydn viol
Amina Claudine Myers el-p, org
Hamid Drake dr, perc
Karsh Kale dr, perc
Aiyb Dieng perc
Oswald Fritz sound

25.10. Frankfurt(D)

Jean-Paul Bourelly-g / Matt Garrison-b / Will Calhoun-dr,electr

27.10. M�nchen(D)-Bayerischer Hof
29.10. Paris(F)-New Morning
30.10. Paris(F)-New Morning
01.11. Wien(A)-WUK
03.11. Graz(A)-Orpheum
04.11. Innsbruck(A)-Treibhaus
05.11. Heidelberg(D)-Festival Karlstorbahnhof
06.11. Linz(A)-Posthof
07.11. Leipzig(D)-SPIZZ
08.11. Ingolstadt(D)-Festival
09.11. Z�rich(CH)-Moods
11.11. Rom(I)-Festival

The City of Philadelphia Celebrates the �Giants of Jazz�
August 26-September 1, 2002

It�s �Tyner Time In Philly� A Weeklong Celebration For Jazz Giant McCoy Tyner And Jazz Legends Oscar Peterson (Norman Granz Humanity Of Arts Award) Horace Silver, James Moody, Hank Jones, Pharoah Sanders And More Will Be Here To Celebrate With These Giants Of Jazz...

PHILADELPHIA, PA, JULY 8, 2002 � The city of Philadelphia will celebrate local Jazz legend McCoy Tyner and Jazz mates Oscar Peterson, Horace Silver, Kenny Barron, Keter Betts, James Moody, Pharoah Sanders, Arturo Sandoval, Hank Jones, Louis Hayes, Donald Byrd, Terence Blanchard, Celia Cruz, Barry Harris, Yusef Lateef, Ray Brown, Roy Ayers, Cedar Walton, Gary Bartz, Marcus Belgrave, Lonnie Smith, Bennie Maupin, Pat Martino, Steve Turre, Ron Carter, Joey DeFrancesco, Robin Eubanks, Richie Cole, Randy Weston, Trudy Pitts, Ron Mathews, Dick Griffin, Wendell Harrison, Doug Carn, Freddie Hubbard, Paquito D'Rivera, Carmen Lundy, Rene Marie, Jean Carne, Papo Vazquez, Bernard Linnette Sextet, Peter Washington, Francios Bourassa Trio & Andre Leroux , Billy Bang, Joe Ford and more. These music masters will join McCoy and the City of Philadelphia for a weeklong celebration.

Verve Recording artist " McCoy Tyner" will be presented a Philadelphia Lifetime Achievement award. This special presentation and more will take place during the weeklong musical celebration in Philadelphia. Jazz legend Oscar Peterson will be on hand to receive the Norman Granz Humanity of Arts award, with awardees Horace Silver, Hank Jones receiving a Congressional Lifetime Achievement award.

Tyner Time In Philly�s celebration is dedicated to the preservation and promotion of Jazz music and the legends that make up the history of Jazz. The event will recognize these artists who has spent a lifetime excelling and advancing this art-form, and having committed their lives to Jazz music and its heritage.

�We are extremely pleased to have the opportunity to award these great legends in a very special way ", stated Melanie Williams, Executive Producer of Tyner Time In Philly; �with the assistance of the City of Philadelphia, all our musical legends appearing this entire week, this historical event would not be possible, everyone have been so supportive in this venture. �The Tyner Time In Philly Celebration is a further recognition of our commitment in recognizing many other great legends and jazz artists who have given so much to music history within their Lifetime.

The various venues that will be hosting Tyner Time In Philly celebration during the week will be the Annenberg Performing Arts Center/ Zellerbach Theatre, Zanzibar Blue Club, Clef Club of the Performing Arts, Tranestop, FD Ballroom, and more�.

Tyner Time In Philly profits will benefit the Jazz Foundation of America, Music for Youth Foundation, Tranestop Resource Institute, Clef Club of Performing Arts/ Youth Program, Tyner Time In Philly Youth Scholarship Program and the Asociacion de Musicos Latinos Americanos (AMLA).

For further information, all media, and sponsors please contact: Melanie Williams (Tyner Time In Philly) (510) 278-5061 or fax (510) 278-7775

Benefactors: Jazz Foundation of America:
Music For Youth:
Tranestop Resource Institute
Asociacion de Musicos Latinos Americanos:
Clef Club of Performing Arts

Smithsonian Jazz Institute
National Endowment of the Arts
Honorable Barbara Lee




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