Moon Child
Moonchild (Pharoah Sanders album).jpg
Studio album by
Released1990
RecordedOctober 12 & 23, 1989 at Studio Davout, Paris, France
GenreJazz
Length52:23
LabelTimeless SJP 326
ProducerWim Wigt
Pharoah Sanders chronology
A Prayer Before Dawn
(1987)
Moon Child
(1990)
Welcome to Love
(1990)

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

Reception

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic[2]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings[3]

In his review for AllMusic, Steve Loewy commented: „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

  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

Personnel

References

  1. ^ Pharoah Sanders discography accessed January 15, 2015
  2. ^ a b Loewy, Steve. Moonchild – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved January 15, 2015.
  3. ^ Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 1259. ISBN 978−0−141−03401−0.