The jazz community knew famous jazz 

saxophonist Pharoah Sanders for the 

spirituality of his compositions. In the 

1960s, Sanders began his career by 

performing with John Coltrane. The 

two-part "The Creator Has a Master Plan" 

from the "Karma" album, which was 

published in 1969, is one of the 

saxophonist's most well-known 

compositions. The combined track 

lasts for around 33 minutes.

After more than a decade of playing but not 

releasing records, Sanders collaborated with

 producer Floating Points and the London 

Symphony Orchestra to release the acclaimed 

"Promises" in 2021. Pharoah Sanders' gift 

of music was "both breathtakingly simple 

and arrestingly exquisite. 

Doreen Ketchens is widely considered one of 

the cultural ambassadors of New Orleans and

of the city's traditional music.

Nicknamed "Lady Louis" because of her ability 

to hit and hold powerful high notes, and her 

love of Armstrong's performance style.

Doreen Ketchens 

sings the clarinet! 

Her sheer emotion and 

passion allows her to 

channel her soul 

through the 


This outstanding extension 

of Doreen Ketchens' soul, 

cannot be taught by man... 

no amount of music theory 

or degrees can teach what

Doreen Ketchens has. 

This pure connection with 

music is truly a gift from



Doreen Ketchens was born 

to do this, and this is what

music is all about.

Doreen Ketchens (born October 3, 

1966 in New Orleans, Louisiana) is a 

jazz clarinetist who performs 

Dixieland and Trad Jazz. She is one 

of the first and few female 

bandleaders in New Orleans, and a 

musical educator. She has performed 

at concert halls, music festivals, and 

U.S. embassies, as well as in decades 

of weekly performances in 

Dixieland's tradition in the Royal 

Street Performing Arts Zone in the 

French Quarter of New Orleans with 

her band, Doreen's Jazz New 


Some students believe that listening to certain 

genres of music, such as Mozart's Sonata for 

Two Pianos in D Major, before taking a test 

helped them perform better.

Some scientists believe that music, such as

 Mozart's Sonata, can help the body relax by 

releasing neurons in the brain.

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