Artist: Kenny G

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Works

Album:Wishes

Wishes: A Holiday Album

Kenny G

Kenny G’s 1999 Faith album was an unexpected triumph of content and creativity. The album was largely driven by the long “Millennium Mix” buried at the end of the CD—an inspired soundbyte tour of the last century’s historical triumphs and tragedies, with the alto sax man playing “Auld Lang Syne” underneath, it’s emotionally moving and timely. The Kenny G of Wishes lacks the vision he displayed with Faith. Among the 10 tracks, two secular medleys (“Frosty the Snowman”/”Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer” and “Deck the Halls”/”The Twelve Days of…

Album:Paradise (Kenny G)

Paradise

Kenny G

Album:Faith

Faith: A Holiday Album

Kenny G

Kenny G currently owns the smooth-jazz soprano sax with his popular, mainstream arrangements and compositions. And on his first holiday album, despite occasionally predictable charts and phrasing, the saxman delivers a thoughtful and moving collection of songs, spirituals, and hymns, with his trademark sound wedded to several ensemble and orchestral arrangements. The G-man stretches out in “Sleigh Ride” and “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town,” but these are balanced by more serious pieces such as the lovely, original “Eternal Light ( A Chanukah Song)” and “Ave…

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