A Platform for Ethnically and Culturally Inspired Music
Genres: jazz, soul music, reggae, indie, songwriter, vocal
Pharaoh's Dream, mystical, mysterious.... "Created as an expression for evocative music that soothes the soul, calms the spirit," says David Nathan, who initially began recording under this banner in 2006 with the album Wistful Elegance, which he produced in Los Angeles with award-winning music man Preston Glass, with tracks featuring special guests such as Kenny Lattimore, Will Downing, Lynne Fiddmont and on the now-rare CD release, liner notes by Roberta Flack. In more recent years, Pharaoh's Dream recordings have included FEELING GOOD - A PERSONAL TRIBUTE TO NINA SIMONE reflecting David's early years as the founder of the music legend's first UK appreciation society. The smooth jazz/quiet storm-flavoured original composition "Midnight Angel" (based on a 1978 poem that David rediscovered in a long forgotten file of poems and song lyrics) was produced in London by Amar Naik of Zed Soul as was the 2021 track "Follow" featuring the hypnotic flute stylings of renowned award-winning musician Najee... The name 'Pharaoh's Dream' is a reflection of David Nathan's deep interest in the 18th Dynasty of Egypt, with such historical figures as Akhenaten, Nefertiti and Tutankhamen, an interest inspired by a conversation on a 1975 flight with Maurice White of Earth, Wind & Fire fame... Pharaoh's Dream, ancient yet timeless...
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