jazz saxophonist Pharoah Sanders passed away at the age of 81.

Jazz saxophonist Pharoah Sanders, respected across the music world for the spirituality of his work, died at the age of 81.

His record label confirmed his death.

He passed away on Saturday morning in Los Angeles. He began his career with John Coltrane in 1960s.

Record label Luaka Bop tweet about this, who released Pharoah Sanders album 'Promises' in 2021.

We are deeply saddened to share this information that the famous saxophonist Pharoah Sanders is no longer in this world.

He passed away peacefully this morning in Los Angeles under the shadow of his family and friends who loved him.

One of Pharoah Sanders's most famous works is 'The Creator Has a Master Plan', which was released in 1976 in the album Karma.

This track was about 33 minutes long.

Pharoah Sanders was born in 1940 in Little Rock, Arkansas. He first started his career playing drums.

After this he started playing clarinet in church. After completing his high school, he moved to Auckland City, California.

Where his dream was to join an Art University. But he moved directly New York from Auckland.

Pharoah Sanders told in an interview to a magazine that after coming to New York, I had absolutely no money. I was trying to survive there somehow.

I worked here and there in New York, which got hardly $5 or $6, I buy some food and pizza.