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
"The Moment"

"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 him 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]


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


Chart (1996) Peak
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]


  1. ^ "The Moment song". Ultratop. Retrieved 2009-03-09. 
  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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