Kenny G Live

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Live
Kenny G Live.jpg
Live album by Kenny G
Released November 21, 1989
Recorded August 26, 1989 – September 29, 1989
Genre Jazz
Length 73:15
Label Arista
Producer Kenny G
Kenny G chronology
Silhouette
(1988)
Kenny G Live
(1989)
The Collection
(1990)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 1.5/5 stars [1]

Kenny G Live is the first live album by saxophonist Kenny G. It was released by Arista Records in 1989, and peaked at number 2 on the Contemporary Jazz Albums chart and number 16 on the Billboard 200.[2] This album was recorded live at Humphrey's Concerts By The Bay in San Diego, California.[3]

The lead track from the album, "Going Home" has become phenomenon worldwide, especially in China.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Going Home" (Kenny G/Walter Afanasieff) - 5:29
  2. "Sade" (Kenny G) - 5:49
  3. "Silhouette" (Kenny G) - 9:17
  4. "Midnight Motion" (Kenny G) - 8:23
  5. "Home" (Kenny G) - 5:14
  6. "Don't Make Me Wait for Love" (lead vocal: Michael Bolton) (Narada Michael Walden/Preston Glass/Walter Afanasieff) - 7:13
  7. "I've Been Missin' You" (Kashif/Kenny G) - 4:17
  8. "Esther" (Kenny G/Lloyd Pianka) - 5:36
  9. "Tribeca" (Kashif/Kenny G/Wayne Brathwaite) - 6:44
  10. "Songbird" (Kenny G) - 10:38
  11. "Uncle Al" (Kenny G/Lou Pardini) - 4:35

DVD[edit]

  1. "Sade"
  2. "Silhouette"
  3. "Midnight Motion"
  4. "Uncle Al"
  5. "Brogan" (Duet with Dudley Moore)
  6. "Against Doctor's Orders"
  7. "Esther"
  8. "Don't Make Me Wait For Love" (Duet with Michael Bolton)
  9. "Going Home"
  10. "Tribeca"
  11. "Songbird"

Musicians[edit]

  • Bass: Vail Johnson (Sweden)
  • Guitar: John Raymond
  • Piano: Robert Danford
  • Drums: Bruce Carter

Singles[edit]

Information taken from this source.[4]

Year Title Chart Positions
US Adult Contemporary US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks US Hot 100
1989 "Going Home" #5 #46 #56

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kenny G Live at AllMusic. Retrieved 2011-06-20.
  2. ^ Charts & Awards at Allmusic
  3. ^ April 2011 8xplatinum RIAA international 34 million.
  4. ^ Billboard Singles at Allmusic