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Pharoah Sanders

Lil Nas X, Japanese Breakfast, Vince Staples (pictured above) and more share their favorite music of 2021 with NPR. Photo Illustration by Renee Klahr/NPR; Getty Images; Album art courtesy of Polydor & Wolf Tone Records, Saddle Creek Records, Kemosabe & RCA Records hide caption

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Photo Illustration by Renee Klahr/NPR; Getty Images; Album art courtesy of Polydor & Wolf Tone Records, Saddle Creek Records, Kemosabe & RCA Records

Clockwise from upper left: IKOQWE, Joyce Wrice, Solomon Fox, Joe'l Young, Hirsch, Floating Points and Pharaoh Sanders. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Pharoah Sanders and Sam Shepherd (a.k.a. Floating Points) in the studio making Promises. Eric Welles-Nyström/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Steve Turre introduced the conch shells to jazz in 1981. David Redfern/Referns/Getty Images hide caption

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Steve Turre In Concert On JazzSet 12/31/99

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