November 17, 2008

Bedtime Music: Kenny G - Songbird

Last week's theme for Bedtime Music was classical music (which I greatly enjoyed doing); this week, I'm going to do jazz.

First up is Kenny G with his 1987 hit,
Songbird; this is the lead song off Kenny's 1986 album, Duotones. Songbird reached #4 on the US Hot 100 and #3 on the US Adult Contemporary charts, while the album peaked at #1 on the Contemporary Jazz Albums chart.

Interesting fact about Kenny G: Although he had already started working professionally as a musician (being a saxophone soloist for Barry White's Love Unlimited Orchestra), Kenny attended the University of Washington with a major in, of all things,

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