May 282017


written by Franne Golde & Adrian Gurvitz

Like him or not, sax superstar Kenny Gorelick, better known as Kenny G, is the all-time best seller in the instrumental pop/contemporary jazz arena. His overall sales exceeded an astonishing 75 million records worldwide. In 1992, the Seattle-born instrumentalist released his Breathless cd that went on to sell over 12 million copies in the US and 15 million worldwide. A large part of that cd was produced by Gorelick with a few selected tracks helmed by David Foster and Walter Afanasieff. The Hitman with Afanasieff co-produced the two vocal numbers; “By The Time This Night Is Over” with r&b star Peabo Bryson and “Even If My Heart Would Break” featuring the unmistakable voice of Aaron Neville of Neville Brothers fame. The first song is the subject of a past review and became a solid, multi-format hit.

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May 262013


written by Michael Bolton, Diane Warren & Andy Goldmark

Between the Eighties and the Nineties, saxophone sensation Kenny Gorelick, better known as Kenny G, quickly became the most important name in smooth jazz with platinum plus sales, hit singles, Grammy wins and sold-out tours. The pinnacle of his popularity was reached in 1992 with the release of his album, “Breathless.” It was a well conceived collection of mostly pop instrumentals that showcased his tasteful playing and good songwriting skills. “Breathless” went on to be certified twelve times platinum, thus becoming one of the all-time best sellers in popular music.

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Aug 192007

Written by Sam Cooke

Pop/fusion maestro Kenny Gorelick, aka Kenny G, and David Foster have worked together on many occasions, both live and in the studio. The talented saxophonist has often been a special guest on Foster’s star-studded charity events while the producer put his golden print on some of Kenny G’s most successful records. Continue reading »