Kenny G: C/D?

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Does anyone here like the G?

latebloomer (latebloomer), Wednesday, 4 August 2004 20:37 (seventeen years ago) link

Pat Metheney definitely doesn't.

paul c (paul c), Wednesday, 4 August 2004 20:40 (seventeen years ago) link

I'm just curious, because I want to know if anyone here likes him. It would be interesting to know.

latebloomer (latebloomer), Wednesday, 4 August 2004 20:42 (seventeen years ago) link

And Richard Thompson agrees with Metheney.

paul c (paul c), Wednesday, 4 August 2004 20:43 (seventeen years ago) link

Just be patient, they'll come on here soon enough...

Gear! (Gear!), Wednesday, 4 August 2004 20:44 (seventeen years ago) link

Kenny G knows cyclic breathing -- hell, I wish I could do that.

Barry Bruner (Barry Bruner), Wednesday, 4 August 2004 21:52 (seventeen years ago) link

He looks exactly like Geddy Lee (at least his profile does), and their names rhyme, too!!

chuck, Wednesday, 4 August 2004 21:54 (seventeen years ago) link

I'd buy Kenny G Salutes The Magic Of Rush. No, I would.

noodle vague (noodle vague), Wednesday, 4 August 2004 21:55 (seventeen years ago) link

Has there been an instrumental single since "Songbird" that's charted as high?

Mark (MarkR), Wednesday, 4 August 2004 22:00 (seventeen years ago) link

I'd take "Songbird" over pretty much anything on the radio today.

I don't mind him. Not-bad study music.

Mr. Snrub, Wednesday, 4 August 2004 23:29 (seventeen years ago) link

(I like your e-mail address latebloomer.)

Rockist_Scientist (rockist_scientist), Thursday, 5 August 2004 00:19 (seventeen years ago) link

great dj, but I find some of that musique concrete a tad oblique

autovac (autovac), Thursday, 5 August 2004 04:16 (seventeen years ago) link

Ted Kopple.

Shaun (shaun), Thursday, 5 August 2004 04:23 (seventeen years ago) link

eight years pass...

wikipedia says that he played in barry white's love unlimited orchestra when he was 17 and still in high school, crazy

does he have any "cool" early records or any weird sidesteps like song x by pat methany or something?

'glown' with the king (upper mississippi sh@kedown), Thursday, 14 February 2013 23:21 (eight years ago) link

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b_5INcCAaRQ

christmas candy bar (al leong), Thursday, 14 February 2013 23:23 (eight years ago) link

Classics in the Key of G might be my favourite album title ever

Ismael Klata, Thursday, 14 February 2013 23:39 (eight years ago) link

The Kashif produced/sung stuff is very digestible 80s r&b

brimstead, Thursday, 14 February 2013 23:47 (eight years ago) link

"Hi, How Ya doin" made it onto a Street Sounds comp

brimstead, Thursday, 14 February 2013 23:49 (eight years ago) link

three years pass...

Kenny G knows cyclic breathing -- hell, I wish I could do that.

In 1997, a Guinness World Record was set for longest held musical note. Kenny G used circular breathing to sustain an E-flat on a saxophone for 45 minutes and 47 seconds.

:-o and :)

On February 2000, Vann Burchfield set a new Guinness world record for circular breathing, holding one continuous note for 47 minutes, 6 seconds, surpassing Kenny G’s record.

:( and ;_;

Aw naw, no' Annoni oan an' aw noo (Tom D.), Friday, 12 August 2016 11:36 (five years ago) link

E flat is such a great note.

dinnerboat, Friday, 12 August 2016 15:31 (five years ago) link

seems like he should've played a G

tylerw, Friday, 12 August 2016 20:22 (five years ago) link

Don't think he'd have been successful if he'd called himself Kenny E. Flatt though. Maybe in bluegrass. As a bluegrass sax player.

Aw naw, no' Annoni oan an' aw noo (Tom D.), Friday, 12 August 2016 23:34 (five years ago) link

five years pass...

I'm getting slight "Celine Dion 33 1/3 book" vibes with that description. Interesting.

DT, Tuesday, 23 November 2021 08:33 (one week ago) link

He’s a lot better than Kenny H

Standard Liege & Lief (Master of Treacle), Tuesday, 23 November 2021 08:48 (one week ago) link


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