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Kenny G

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Biography

Kenny G in May 2013

Source: Wikipedia

Kenneth Bruce Gorelick (born June 5, 1956), better known by his stage name Kenny G, is an American saxophonist. His fourth album, Duotones, brought him breakthrough success in 1986. Kenny G is the biggest-selling instrumental musician of the modern era and one of the best-selling artists of all time, with global sales totaling more than 75 million records.

Fact file

  • Birth name: Kenneth Bruce Gorelick
  • Also known as: Kenny G
  • Born: June 5, 1956 (age 59)
  • Origin: Seattle, Washington, US
  • Genres: Adult contemporary, smooth jazz, easy listening
  • Occupation(s): Musician, songwriter, record producer
  • Instruments: Primary: Soprano saxophone Secondary: Alto saxophone Tenor saxophone Flute
  • Years active: 1973–1982 (group) 1982–present (solo)
  • Labels: Arista (1982–2006) Concord (2008–present)
  • Associated acts: Michael Bolton, Toni Braxton, Babyface, Kashif, David Foster, Andrea Bocelli, Richard Marx
  • Website: www.kennyg.com

Read more about Kenny G at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Thanks to Kanye, Kenny G Is Just the Fifth Act With Hot 100 Top 40 Hits in the Last Four Decades
Billboard, 2019-11-04 20:36:30
Kenny G makes his first visit to the Billboard Hot 100 in more than 19 years, as featured on Kanye West's "Use This Gospel." The song,...

Kenny G Says He Recorded Track with Kanye West After Valentine's Day Gig
TMZ, 2019-10-28 20:06:17
Kanye West didn't hastily throw together "Jesus Is King" -- Kenny G says they recorded their collab for the album way back in February ... in a totally spontaneous and kinda romantic moment. The legendary saxophonist came on "TMZ Live" Monday after…

Kanye West Brings Out Kenny G & Clipse for Stirring Sunday Service in Los Angeles
Billboard, 2019-10-27 23:39:05
He made us wait for the coronation a little longer than promised, but Kanye West’s Jesus Is King finally dropped on Friday and has...

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