Archive for August 6th, 2021

Pharez Whitted – Pharaoh Smooth

91ZikJiyR6S._SS500_Pharez Whitted is a trumpet player residing on the South Side of Chicago and has been involved in performance and education ever since he’s moved to the area. He has taught at major institutions in higher education and currently teaches at Northern Illinois University.

Pharez is a firm believer in the healing and unifying power of music and its ability to inspire positivity throughout the world. Pharez was named Chicagoan Jazz Musician of the Year in 2016, he has also been nominated for independent Jazz CD of the year. He released the albums Pharez Whitted (1994), Mysterious Cargo (1996), Transient Journey (2010), For The People (2012), and Tree Of Life (2014).

Look for his new CD Pharaoh Smooth, released May 2021, and now available on all digital platforms.  For a physical CD send an email to Pharez.