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GRAMMY AWARD winning Kenneth Bruce Gorelick, known
professionally as Kenny G, is an American smooth jazz saxophonist,
composer, and producer.
The musical style of Kenny G (born Kenny Gorelick) has been called, smooth, soulful, melodic and
romantic. His trademark jazz/rhythm and blues/pop and funk
places him in a rare stratosphere of artists.
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22-year-old Kenny Gorelick joined
Jeff Lorber's band
and toured the USA for the first time. It was during this stint that
Arista Records President, Clive Davis saw Kenny play and later
approached Jeff Lorber with the idea of a Kenny Gorelick solo album. His
debut album, "Kenny G" was recorded in 1982.
In the mid-to-late 1980s, Kenny G worked with jazz and R&B artists such
as George Benson,
and Aretha Franklin. The 1987 hit-single "Love Power", a
duet with Jeffrey Osborne that featured Kenny G as a guest saxophonist, peaked
at No. 12 on the Billboard Hot 100, and No. 5 on R&B/Hip-Hop songs.
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It wasn't until 1986 with his fourth album,
"Duotones," Kenny felt that his true voice finally came out.
Kenny played all of the instruments on the first single,
"Songbird" and produced the sound that has been his signature
ever since "Songbird" went to # 4 on the Billboard Pop Chart.
Next, the self-produced, multi-platinum, "Silhouette," Kenny's
fifth album, produced the mega-smash "Silhouette."
His 1986 album, Duotones, brought
him commercial success. Kenny G is one of the best-selling artists of all
time, with global sales totaling more than 75 million records.
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Kenny G has collaborated with a wide variety of artists, such as
Toni Braxton, DJ
Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, Natalie Cole,
Weezer, Dudley Moore,
Celine Dion, Frank Sinatra,
Bebel Gilberto, and
"Breathless," the seventh album for Kenny,
made history and broke chart and sales records. The album set a record
by staying # 1 on the Contemporary Jazz Chart for more than 100 weeks
and made history by becoming the # 1 Instrumental Album of all time and
propelling Kenny G into the superstar universe and the #1
Instrumentalist of all time. The single, "Forever In Love"
from the album earned him a Grammy Award and the album stayed on the
Billboard Pop Album Chart for 4 years after its release.
What is now a holiday classic, Kenny G's eighth
album, "Miracles: The Holiday Album" (released in '94),
shattered a long-standing record to become the biggest selling holiday
album in history and the only holiday album to reach # 1 on the
Billboard Album Chart in three decades. "I was reluctant to record
a Christmas record as I thought that making a Christmas album was in
some way making a religious statement. But after first experimenting
with the recording of 'White Christmas,' all I heard was a beautiful
song with a beautiful melody and I was hooked."
In 2002, he released his eighth studio album, Paradise. The
album featured R&B singer
Brian McKnight and included the single "One More
Time", a duet with Chanté Moore.
On At Last...The Duets Album, he collaborated with friends and colleagues
Sanborn, David Benoit,
Daryl Hall, lead singer of
Hall & Oates; Burt Bacharach,
and Barbra Streisand. It includes covers such as
"Careless Whisper", and Elton
John's "Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word", a collaboration with
The album is certified Gold in the US.
In October 2009, Kenny G appeared with the band
Weezer in an AOL promotion of
their album, Raditude, by soloing during "I'm Your Daddy".
His 2010 album Heart and Soul is strongly influenced by R&B, featuring
Thicke and his long-time collaborator,
Babyface. It received positive reviews
He made an appearance in the music video for
Katy Perry's single "Last Friday
Night (T.G.I.F.)" as Uncle Kenny. On the October 8, 2011 episode of Saturday
Night Live, he performed with alternative rock band
Foster the People on the
In October 2019, Kenny G appeared on the
Kanye West gospel album,
Jesus Is King, on the song "Use This Gospel". Reaching 37 on the Billboard Hot 100, the
song was his first entry on the chart since 2000 and resulted in his becoming
one of just five artists—alongside Michael Jackson,
Yankovic—to have appeared in the top 40 every decade from the 1980s to the
Kenny G says, "My inspiration comes from
many different places and at very unexpected times. That's the beauty of
creativity. I feel that really experiencing the moments of our lives is
the only way to really live."
Kenny G has pioneered his career with his
distinctive "sax sound" which blossomed into # 1 albums, # 1
singles, Grammy, Billboard and American Music Awards, sold-out tours and
eventually re-writing chart history. His accomplishments are impressive
by any artist standards, many are unprecedented by any other
- By The Time This Night Is Over
- Forever In Love
- Don't Make Me Wait For Love
- Auld Lang Syne
- We've Saved The Best For Last
- Going Home
- The Way You Move
- We Wish You A Merry Christmas
- What Does It Take (To Win Your Love)
- The Moment
- My Heart Will Go On
- One More Time
- My Favorite Things
- What A Wonderful World
- Hi, How Ya Doin'?
- Love On The Rise
- By The Time This Night Is Over
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.Adult Contemporary. / AdultContemporary
.Smooth Jazz. / SmoothJazz
.Crossover Jazz. / CrossoverJazz
.Jazz-Pop. / JazzPop
.Contemporary Jazz. / ContemporaryJazz
.Easy Listening. / EasyListening
.Pop. / xPop
.Saxophonist. / xSaxophonist
x70s, x80s, x90s, x00s, x10s, x20s
Born: ..in Washington state / born nWashington
Born: ..in Seattle / born SeattleWA
Born: Jul 5, 1956
Based: ..in US
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