Maryland-born saxophonist Kim Waters is a gifted performer known for his romantic, cross-over jazz style. Influenced by both bluesy jazz and soulful R&B, Waters debuted in 1989 with Sweet and Saxy. His next several albums, 1991's Sax Appeal, 1993's Peaceful Journey, and 1994's It's Time for Love, found him moving in a more smooth jazz direction.
Silhouette is the fifth studio album by saxophonist Kenny G. It was released by Arista Records in 1988, and reached number 1 on the Contemporary Jazz Albums chart, number 8 on the Billboard 200, and number 10 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. Through April 2011, the album has sold 25 million internationally.
New Age composer and keyboardist Øystein Sevåg was born in Norway in 1957, beginning piano lessons at age five. As a teen he played bass in a rock band but returned to his classical roots in time to study piano, flute and composition at the Music Conservatory of Oslo; by the 1980s, however, Sevåg had become fascinated by the possibilities offered by the development of the synthesizer, and he plunged into electronic music with his self-released 1989 debut LP "Close Your Eyes and See". The product of five years in the studio, the album slowly crept into Billboard's New Age charts, and it landed Sevåg on the Windham Hill label to issue the follow-up, 1993's "Link"…
Kashif was obviously the star of the show on G Force, and the same thing is true of Kenny G's third album Gravity. With the R&B singer/producer/composer once again serving as G's executive producer, G delivers another generally decent urban contemporary-oriented effort.
Featuring music from box office blockbusters of the 70's, 80's and 90's, this pop-oriented showcase of the talents of Sam Levine weaves beautiful melodies with the smooth sounds of pop sax. Highlighted by the Academy Award winning My Heart Will Go On from Titanic and the R&B anthem You Were There from Simon Birch, this recording boasts pure listening pleasure.