The Essential Kenny G (remastered)

~ Release by Kenny G (see all versions of this release, 9 available)

Annotation

The 2006 release is a 2 disk set.

Annotation last modified on 2011-06-26 00:36 UTC.

Tracklist

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CD 1
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1Songbird
engineer:
Gordon Lyon
co-producer:
Kenny G (saxophonist)
producer:
Preston Glass
recording of:
Songbird
composer:
Kenny G (saxophonist)
publisher:
EMI Blackwood Music Inc., Kenny G Music and Kuzu Music
Kenny G45:03
2Sade
engineer:
Gordon Lyon
co-producer:
Kenny G (saxophonist)
producer:
Preston Glass
recording of:
Sade
composer:
Kenny G (saxophonist)
publisher:
EMI Blackwood Music Inc., Kenny G Music and Kuzu Music
Kenny G44:20
3Slip of the Tongue
engineer:
Gordon Lyon
producer:
Preston Glass
recording of:
Slip of the Tongue
writer:
Preston Glass and Narada Michael Walden
publisher:
Gratitude Sky Music, Inc., Warner–Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) and WC Music Corp.
Kenny G44:54
4Don’t Make Me Wait for Love
engineer:
Gordon Lyon
producer:
Preston Glass
lead vocals:
Lenny Williams (R&B/soul singer, lead vocalist for "Tower of Power")
recording of:
Don’t Make Me Wait for Love
writer:
Walter Afanasieff, Preston Glass and Narada Michael Walden
publisher:
Gratitude Sky Music, Inc., Warner–Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) and WC Music Corp.
Kenny G feat. Lenny Williams34:04
5Silhouette
engineer:
Gerry “The Gov” Brown (engineer & producer) and Steve Smart (Australian mastering engineer)
producer:
Kenny G (saxophonist)
mixer:
Mick Guzauski
bass:
Vail Johnson
bass drum:
Peter Bunetta
keyboard:
Walter Afanasieff
recording of:
Silhouette
composer:
Kenny G (saxophonist)
publisher:
EMI Blackwood Music Inc., Kenny G Music and Kuzu Music
Kenny G5:30
6Against Doctor’s OrdersKenny G4:45
7What Does It Take (To Win Your Love)Kenny G feat. Ellis Hall4:08
8Brazil
producer:
Kenny G (saxophonist)
arranger:
Kenny G (saxophonist) and L.A. Reid
recording of:
Brazil
composer:
Walter Afanasieff and Kenny G (saxophonist)
publisher:
Hipgnosis SFH I Limited, Kenny G Music, Kobalt Songs Music Publishing (USA) and Sony/ATV Tunes LLC
Kenny G4:39
9Theme From Dying Young
recording of:
Dying Young Theme
composer:
James Newton Howard (American film composer)
publisher:
Fox Film Music Corporation (BMI-affiliated)
Kenny G34:01
10We’ve Saved the Best for Last
engineer:
Daren Klein and Frank Wolf (engineer at Skyline Recording)
producer:
Peter Bunetta and Rick Chudacoff
mixer:
Mick Guzauski
drums (drum set):
Rick Marotta
guitar:
Dann Huff
keyboard:
Bill Elliot (member of Seatrain) and Lou Pardini
percussion:
Paulinho da Costa
soprano saxophone:
Kenny G (saxophonist)
background vocals:
Patti Henley, Leslie Smith (funk/soul singer) and Ivory Stone
lead vocals:
Smokey Robinson
recording of:
We’ve Saved the Best for Last
writer:
Paul Gordon (musical theatre composer (Jane Eyre)), Dennis Matkosky and Lou Pardini
publisher:
Chappell & Co., Inc. (USA), Matkosky Music, Pardini Music, Universal Music Corp. (USA, affiliated with ASCAP) and WC Music Corp.
Kenny G feat. Smokey Robinson4:21
11Forever in Love
assistant engineer:
Steve Sheppard
engineer:
Kevin Becka
producer:
Kenny G (saxophonist)
mixer:
Mick Guzauski
guitar:
Dean Parks (American session guitarist)
percussion:
Paulinho da Costa
soprano saxophone:
Kenny G (saxophonist)
recording of:
Forever in Love
composer:
Kenny G (saxophonist)
publisher:
EMI Blackwood Music Inc., Kenny G Music and Kuzu Music
Kenny G35:00
12Midnight Motion (live)
additional engineer:
Trueman "Monty" Montfort (Live show engineer)
engineer and mixer:
Mick Guzauski
bass guitar:
Vail Johnson (from 1989-08-26 until 1989-08-27)
drums (drum set):
Bruce Carter (from 1989-08-26 until 1989-08-27)
guitar:
John Raymond (smooth jazz guitarist) (from 1989-08-26 until 1989-08-27)
keyboard:
Robert Damper (from 1989-08-26 until 1989-08-27)
saxophone:
Kenny G (saxophonist) (from 1989-08-26 until 1989-08-27)
recorded at:
The Opera House in Seattle, WA in Seattle, Washington, United States (from 1989-08-26 until 1989-08-27)
mixed at:
Lighthouse Studios (studio located in N. Hollywood, California) in North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
live recording of:
Midnight Motion (from 1989-08-26 until 1989-08-27)
composer:
Kenny G (saxophonist)
publisher:
EMI Blackwood Music Inc., Kenny G Music and Kuzu Music
Kenny G8:24
13By the Time This Night Is OverKenny G feat. Peabo Bryson4:25
14Loving YouKenny G33:20
15Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
recording engineer:
Humberto Gatica
engineer:
Steve Shepherd
producer:
Kenny G (saxophonist)
mixer:
Mick Guzauski
tenor saxophone:
Kenny G (saxophonist)
conductor:
William Ross
strings arranger:
William Ross
arranger:
Walter Afanasieff and Kenny G (saxophonist)
instrumental cover recording of:
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
lyricist:
Ralph Blane
composer:
Hugh Martin
publisher:
EMI Feist Catalog Inc., EMI United Partnership Ltd., Leo Feist, Inc., ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label), フジパシフィック音楽出版 SBK事業部 (until 2014-12-31) and フジパシフィックミュージック SBK事業部 (from 2015-01-01 to present)
part of:
Meet Me in St. Louis (1944 film)
Kenny G3:58
16SentimentalKenny G6:35
CD 2
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1What a Wonderful World
recording engineer and mixer:
Humberto Gatica
membranophone programming:
David Reitzas
synthesizer programming:
Felipe Elgueta
assistant engineer:
Mike Butler, Chris Brook, Peter Doell, Cristian Gonzalez (engineer), Andy Haller and Christian Robles
producer:
David Foster (Canadian music producer, arranger and composer) and Kenny G (saxophonist)
keyboard:
David Foster (Canadian music producer, arranger and composer)
soprano saxophone:
Kenny G (saxophonist)
conductor:
William Ross
performer:
Louis Armstrong and Felipe Elgueta
arranger:
David Foster (Canadian music producer, arranger and composer) and Kenny G (saxophonist)
recorded at:
Chartmaker Studios in Malibu, California, United States and Sony Pictures Studios (film and television studio complex, formerly Columbia Studios) in Culver City, California, United States
mixed at:
The Record Plant (aka “Record Plant” Los Angeles) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
cover recording of:
What a Wonderful World
writer:
George Douglas (producer & songwriter) and George David Weiss
publisher:
Abilene Music Inc., Carlin Music Corp., Memory Lane Music (publishing company), Quartet Music Inc., Range Road Music Inc., Sony Music Publishing (Japan) Inc., ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label), ワーナー・チャペル音楽出版 Synch事業部, フジパシフィック音楽出版 (until 2014-12-31) and フジパシフィックミュージック (from 2015-01-01 to present)
part of:
12 Monkeys Soundtrack
part of:
Freaky Friday (2003)
Louis Armstrong with Kenny G3:02
2Morning
membranophone programming:
Kenny G (saxophonist)
assistant engineer:
Steve Sheppard
engineer:
Kevin Becka, John Richards (engineer) and Eric Rudd
producer:
Kenny G (saxophonist)
mixer:
Mick Guzauski
guitar:
Dean Parks (American session guitarist)
keyboard and synthesizer:
Walter Afanasieff
percussion:
Paulinho da Costa
soprano saxophone:
Kenny G (saxophonist)
conductor:
William Ross
arranger:
William Ross
recording of:
Morning
composer:
Walter Afanasieff and Kenny G (saxophonist)
publisher:
EMI Blackwood Music Inc., Kenny G Music, Kuzu Music, Universal Music Careers, Wallyworld Music and WC Music Corp.
Kenny G5:15
3Sister Rose
programming:
Gary Cirimelli and Ren Klyce
assistant engineer:
Manny LaCarrubba
engineer:
Dana Jon Chappelle
producer:
Walter Afanasieff
mixer:
Mick Guzauski
acoustic guitar, bass, cello, membranophone, percussion and synthesizer and keyboard:
Walter Afanasieff
soprano saxophone:
Kenny G (saxophonist)
background vocals:
Lynn Davis (vocalist), Jim Gilstrap, Phillip Ingram, Rose Stone and Fred White (soul singer, songwriter, arranger and producer)
recording of:
Sister Rose
composer:
Walter Afanasieff and Kenny G (saxophonist)
publisher:
Kenny G Music, Kuzu Music, Wallyworld Music and WC Music Corp.
Kenny G6:15
4Even If My Heart Would Break
programming:
Gary Cirimelli and Ren Klyce
additional engineer:
Kevin Becka, Dana Jon Chappelle, Manny LaCarrubba and Steve Sheppard
assistant engineer:
Kevin Becka and Steve Sheppard
engineer:
Dana Jon Chappelle and Humberto Gatica
producer:
Walter Afanasieff and David Foster (Canadian music producer, arranger and composer)
mixer:
Mick Guzauski
keyboard:
Walter Afanasieff and Randy Kerber
membranophone:
John “JR” Robinson (session drummer)
organ, percussion and piano and synthesizer:
Walter Afanasieff
tenor saxophone:
Kenny G (saxophonist)
background vocals:
Lynn Davis (vocalist), Phillip Ingram and Jean McLean
lead vocals:
Aaron Neville
performer:
Aaron Neville
arranger:
David Foster (Canadian music producer, arranger and composer) and Kenny G (saxophonist)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Arista Records, Inc. (manufacturing and distribution company, do not add releases here) (in 1992)
recording of:
Even If My Heart Would Break
writer:
Franne Golde and Adrian Gurvitz
publisher:
BMG Platinum Songs US and WC Music Corp.
Kenny G feat. Aaron Neville55:01
5The Moment
engineer:
Steve Shepherd
producer:
Kenny G (saxophonist)
mixer:
Mick Guzauski
guitar:
Michael Thompson (session guitarist)
percussion:
Paulinho da Costa
soprano saxophone:
Kenny G (saxophonist)
strings arranger:
Bill Ross
recording of:
Moment
composer:
Kenny G (saxophonist)
publisher:
Kenny G Music
Kenny G6:03
6Summertime
additional recording engineer:
David Gleeson
recording engineer:
Dave Reitzas and Humberto Gatica
assistant engineer:
Mike Butler, Andy Haller, Christian Robles, Mike Scotella, Christine Sirois and Dann Thompson (sound engineer)
producer:
Walter Afanasieff and Kenny G (saxophonist)
mixer:
Humberto Gatica
bass:
Nathan East
guitar:
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer)
membranophone:
Ricky Lawson
percussion:
Paulinho da Costa
piano:
Randy Waldman
Rhodes piano:
Greg Phillinganes
soprano saxophone:
Kenny G (saxophonist)
orchestra:
Jules Chaikin
conductor:
Jeremy Lubbock
arranger:
Walter Afanasieff and Kenny G (saxophonist)
recorded at:
Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States, Ocean Way Recording in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States and The Village (aka The Village Recorder) in Los Angeles, California, United States
mixed at:
The Record Plant (aka “Record Plant” Los Angeles) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
cover recording of:
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess)
lyricist:
Dorothy Kuhns (playwright), Ira Gershwin and DuBose Heyward
composer:
George Gershwin (composer)
publisher:
Chappell & Co., Chappell & Co., Inc. (USA), Chappell Music Ltd., Dubose and Dorothy Heyward Memorial Fund Publishing, George Gershwin Music, New Dawn Music, Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996), Warner/Chappell, Warner/Chappell Music Holland BV, Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09), Ira Gershwin Music (in 1935) and WB Music Corp. (1929-2019) (from 1935 until 2019-05-28)
is based on:
Porgy and Bess: Act I, Scene I. “Summertime” (Clara)
lyrics quoted on:
Doin’ Time
Kenny G with intro feat. George Benson6:46
7Missing You Now
assistant recording engineer and assistant mixer:
Manny LaCarrubba and Devon Rietveld
recording engineer:
Dana Jon Chappelle
programming:
Louis Biancaniello and Ren Klyce
producer:
Walter Afanasieff and Michael Bolton
mixer:
Mick Guzauski
bass synthesizer, drums (drum set), keyboard, percussion and synthesizer:
Walter Afanasieff
guitar:
Michael Landau
solo soprano saxophone:
Kenny G (saxophonist)
background vocals:
Kitty Beethoven, Sandy Griffith, Claytoven Richardson, Jeanie Tracy and Vicky Randle
lead vocals:
Michael Bolton
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008) (in 1991)
recorded at and mixed at:
The Plant Studios (1981-2008) in Sausalito, California, United States
recording of:
Missing You Now
writer:
Walter Afanasieff, Michael Bolton and Diane Warren (US songwriter)
publisher:
Tamal Vista Music, Mr. Bolton’s Music Inc. (from 1991 to present), Realsongs (from 1991 to present), Wallyworld Music (from 1991 to present), Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (from 1991 to present), Warner–Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (from 1991 to present) and WB Music Corp. (1929-2019) (from 1991 to present)
Michael Bolton feat. Kenny G4:36
8Pick Up the Pieces
performer:
David Sanborn
cover recording of:
Pick Up the Pieces
writer:
Roger Ball, Alan Gorrie, Malcolm Duncan, Robbie McIntosh (Scottish drummer for Average White Band), Onnie McIntyre and Hamish Stuart (Scottish guitarist, bassist, singer composer & producer)
publisher:
Average Music, BMG Bumblebee, Bug Music Ltd. and Fairwood Music Ltd.
Kenny G feat. David Sanborn4:15
9My Heart Will Go On (Love Theme From "Titanic")Kenny G34:24
10Beautiful
performer:
Chaka Khan
cover recording of:
Beautiful
lyricist and composer:
Linda Perry (rock singer‐songwriter & producer)
Kenny G feat. Chaka Khan3:47
11HavanaKenny G37:23
12Going Home
instruments:
Walter Afanasieff and Kenny G (saxophonist)
saxophone:
Kenny G (saxophonist)
recorded at:
Studio G (Seattle, WA) in Seattle, Washington, United States
recording of:
Going Home
composer:
Walter Afanasieff and Kenny G (saxophonist)
publisher:
EMI Blackwood Music Inc., Kenny G Music, Kuzu Music, Wallyworld Music and WC Music Corp.
Kenny G5:33
13The Way You Move
Kenny G feat. Earth, Wind & Fire4:11
14Deck the Halls/The Twelve Days of Christmas (Medley)Kenny G3:01
15Auld Lang Syne (The Millennium mix)
Kenny G7:53

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Release Group

Wikipedia:en: The Essential Kenny G [info]
Wikidata:Q7732495 [info]