The Harvest Time Project: A Tribute to Pharoah Sanders

The Harvest Time Project: A Tribute to Pharoah Sanders

with Joshua Abrams, Tisziji Muñoz, and Special Guests

Sun   Mar   24   2024 - 1:30 PM Knoxville Civic Auditorium

“Pharoah Sanders Beckoned the Gods on the Intimate ‘Pharoah’…” — The New York Times

Pharoah Sanders, one of the most important and innovative recording artists of our time, is celebrated in The Harvest Time Project—a series of ever-evolving live iterations of Sanders’ iconic 1977 record: 𝓟𝓱𝓪𝓻𝓸𝓪𝓱. Never performed the same way twice, nor with entirely the same group, the Harvest Time Project is more of an experience than a cover of a song. A high wire act, if you will, throwing different entities together to create something new based on some things old. All shows, however, have the participation of the legendary original guitarist on the album, Tisziji Muñoz, and the music director Joshua Abrams from Natural Information Society. Spirit-taught, avant-garde jazz virtuoso and extreme guitarist, Tisziji Muñoz is best known for his uniquely original guitar sound and playing style, likened to that of a spiritual tornado. His career has spanned over fifty years and he’s received unqualified praise from such artists and fellow collaborators as Rashied Ali, Paul Shaffer, Pharoah Sanders, and John Medeski, among others. Musical Director Joshua Abrams is a composer, bassist, and improviser. An original member of The Roots, Abrams has been a key figure in Chicago’s creative music communities and an international touring musician with artists across genres since the mid-1990s.

Knoxville, TN · USA



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