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1111 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97205 United States

February 2019

$44.50 – $74.50

2019 Biamp PDX Jazz Festival presents The Creator Has A Master Plan: An Evening with NEA Jazz Master Pharoah Sanders

February 22 | 7:00 pm
Newmark Theatre, 1111 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97205 United States
Pharoah Sanders

“I may be a man of few words to some, but the music I’ve produced ‘says it all.’ I am deeply grateful and humbly moved to be acknowledged and honored for the embodiments of my jazz works which has lasted for over more than a half century.”  NEA Jazz Master, Ferrell “Pharoah” Sanders, is a legendary jazz saxophonist who has shown a remarkable facility performing in a variety of styles—from free to mainstream—displaying what has been called “hard-edged lyricism.” Emerging from John Coltrane’s groups of the mid-1960s, Sanders is known for his distinctive sound. His work embodies the spiritual foundation of avant-garde jazz and he has shaped his own sonic world that encompasses the primal wails and fierce energy of late Coltrane and the stomping…

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