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Heart Is a Melody

Pharoah Sanders

Initial release : 1983


Recorded live at the Keystone Korner, San Francisco in 1982.

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  • Olé (Coltrane)
  • On a Misty Night (Dameron)
  • Heart Is a Melody of Time (Hiroko's Song) (Fischer / Sanders)
  • Goin' to Africa (Highlife) (Sanders)
  • Naima (Coltrane) *
  • Rise 'N' Shine (Ballantine / DeSylva / Youmans) *
* bonus tracks on CD release.


  • Pharoah Sanders - tenor saxophone, vocals
  • William Henderson - piano
  • John Heard - bass
  • Idris Muhammad - drums

  • Paul Arslanian - whistle, bells (on Goin' To Africa)
  • Flame Braithwaite, Janie Cook, Debra McGriffe, Andy Bey, Cort Cheek, Kris Wyn, Jes Muir, Mira Hadar - vocals (on Heart Is a Melody of Time)