Floating Pharoah Sanders & The London Symphony Orchestra
Floating Pharoah Sanders & The London Symphony Orchestra

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A composition for Saxophone, Strings, Keyboards and Electronics entitled ‘Promises’ by Sam Shepherd.
Pharoah Sanders: Tenor Saxophone and Voice.
Sam Shepherd: Piano, Harpsichord, Celesta, Fender Rhodes, Hammond B3, Oberheim 4 voice & OB-Xa, Solina String Ensemble, Therevox ET-4.3, EMS Synthi, ARP 2600 and Buchla 200e.
The strings of the London Symphony Orchestra.
Cover Painting ‘Congress’ by Julie Mehretu. Photo of ‘Congress’ © Julie Mehretu. Photo by Tom Powel Imaging. Courtesy of the artist and Marian Goodman Gallery, New York.
Design and layout by Paul Diddy.
Photos in Los Angeles by Eric Welles-Nyström. Photos in London by Shawn Johnson.
Recorded at Sargent Recorders, Los Angeles, California.
Engineered by Sean Cook. London Symphony Orchestra; Written and arranged by Sam Shepherd, Conducted by Sally Herbert, Recorded at Air Studios, London. Engineered by Jeremy Murphy. Recorded by John Prestage. Assisted by Ashley Andrew-Jones and Gianluca Massimo. LSO lead by Carmine Lauri. Score preparation by Olli Cunningham and Colin Rae.
Mixed by Sam Shepherd at EMS4, London. Assisted by Tim Pennells. Lacquer cut by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering.
Executive Produced by Yale Evelev and Eric Welles-Nyström.
Dedicated to the memory of Tom Relleen.
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