[INSiDE] THE JAZZ NOTE – Remembering Pharoah: The Sound + the Message

Inside the jazz note: Remembering Pharoah

[INSiDE] THE JAZZ NOTE®: “Remembering Pharoah: The Sound and the Message” hosted by Ashley Kahn with Special Guest Johnathan Blake.

Historian Ashley Kahn leads a reflection on the life, legacy, and music of the recently departed tenor saxophone legend Pharoah Sanders. Joined by special guest and one of Sanders’ former collaborators, the drum great Johnathan Blake, Kahn will dive into the significance and impact of Sanders’ music.


Ashley Kahn is a Grammy-winning music historian, author and producer, a wearer of hats, is wary of autocrats, loves jazz but is allergic to cats. He has written titles on legendary recordings — A Love Supreme by John Coltrane, and Kind of Blue by Miles Davis — and on a record label: The House That Trane Built: The Story of Impulse Records; and co-wrote Carlos Santana’s autobiography The Universal Tone: Bringing My Story To Light. His most recent book, George Harrison on George Harrison: Interviews and Encounters was published in August 2020. He teaches at New York University’s Clive Davis Institute for Recorded Music.