The Moment (Kenny G composition)

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"The Moment"
Single by Kenny G
from the album The Moment
Released 1996
Format CD single
Genre Smooth jazz
Length 6:00 (Album Edit)
Label Arista
Writer(s) Kenny G
Producer(s) Kenny G
Kenny G singles chronology
"Sentimental"
(1993)
"The Moment"
(1996)
"Havana"
(1997)

"The Moment" is an instrumental by American Smooth jazz saxophonist Kenny G, from his seventh studio album The Moment which was released in 1996.[1]

Music video[edit]

The music video of the song starts with Kenny G coming in a Seaplane[2] and playing his Soprano saxophone. Then Scene breaks to he is seen flying in the plane to downtown Seattle, where Kenny G hails from. Then performing again in variety of locations, song production house, a sunset scene, in front of Pike Place Market, a crowd watching him performing and finally in the waterfront of Seattle.

Chart performance[edit]

"The Moment" was Kenny G's first hit in Billboard Hot 100 in three years. The song reached number 63. It also appeared in Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Adult Contemporary, reaching number 62 and 16 in these respective charts.[3]

Track listings[edit]

CD-Maxi BMG

No. Title Length
1. "The Moment"   6.00
2. "Toni Braxton - Un-Break My Heart"   4.30
3. "Toni Braxton with Kenny G - How Could an Angel Break My Heart"   4.20
4. "Toni Braxton - Another Sad Love Song"   5.01

Charts[edit]

Chart (1996) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 63
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 62
U.S. Billboard Adult Contemporary 16

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Moment song". Ultratop. Retrieved 2009-03-09.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. ^ Strauss, Neil (January 8, 1997). "... And Two if by Seaplane". The New York Times. Retrieved 2009-03-09. 
  3. ^ "Kenny G Billboard Singles". Allmusic. Retrieved 2009-03-09. 

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