KENNY G SURPRISES DELTA AIR LINES EMPLOYEES AT DELTA JET DRAG FUNDRAISER BENEFITING THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
ATLANTA, Ga. (May 8, 2017) – Fighting cancer became a mission for flight attendant Jane Mitchell in 2015 when her daughter was diagnosed with brain cancer. On board a flight last month, she shared her story with a celebrity customer: saxophonist Kenny G, who serenaded passengers in her daughter’s honor in a video that went viral.
Jane showed him photos of last year’s Delta Jet Drag, an annual fundraiser for the American Cancer Society in which teams from across the airline compete to pull a 167,000-pound jet 20 feet in the fastest time.
“That looks pretty cool,” Kenny G commented. Jane suggested, “You should come to Jet Drag,” to which Kenny G replied, “...
KENNY G MAKES GUEST APPEARANCE AT CLIVE DAVIS: THE SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES PREMIERE AND ALL-STAR CONCERT IN NYC
NEW YORK, NY (April 21, 2017) – When Kenny G got the call from music industry icon Clive Davis asking him to perform at an All-Star concert, which coincided with the debut of his documentary Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives at the Tribeca Film Festival, Kenny G knew he had to drop everything and attend. Not only did he attend, but he also delivered a show-stopping performance of “The Way You Move” along with Earth, Wind & Fire that left the crowd dancing in the aisles.
"I'm so proud and honored to be able to pay tribute to the man who is responsible for all the success I've had – Mr. Clive Davis,” Kenny G stated. “Being part of the lineup that...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 20, 2017) - World renowned Jazz superstars, George Benson and Kenny G, are teaming up for a historic co-headline touring event where each will perform songs from their career defining album plus greatest hits. It’s been 40 years since Jazz visionary George Benson released the groundbreaking Grammy Award winning album Breezin’, selling over 3 million albums and topping the Jazz, R&B and Pop Billboard charts. It’s been 25 years since Kenny G, the most celebrated instrumental musician of the modern era with his signature Jazz sound, debuted the Grammy Award winning album Breathless, selling over 12 million copies in the...
NEW YORK, N.Y. (January 19, 2017) – Pioneering NYC metal trio THE MANTLE, led by Max Gorelick (son of legendary saxophonist Kenny G), takes full advantage of the unrestricted nature of instrumental music. While Kenny G might not be regarded as the patron saint of heavy metal, he IS the patron saint of composing powerful instrumental music, and his son Max has discovered that the spirit of Kenny’s music translates incredibly well to the realm of progressive metal. The band’s self-titled debut The Mantle is an invigorating, meticulously crafted ride that will surely establish Gorelick and the band as some of the premier...
Kenny G Celebrates RIAA Certified Diamond, Multi-Platinum, Platinum and Gold Albums and 75 Million Total Worldwide Sales
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (October 27, 2016) – The Recording Industry Association of America® (RIAA) has certified several Kenny G albums diamond (10 million units sold), multi-platinum, platinum (1 million units sold) and gold (500,000 units sold). Kenny, one of the most iconic instrumental musicians of the modern era, has also racked up an impressive 75 million total worldwide album sales.
Miracles: The Holiday Album
Kenny G Live
Faith: A Holiday Album
Classics In The...
Kenny G Set To Host Musicians Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Concert at Nashville Municipal Auditorium on Oct. 26
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (October 25, 2016) – One of the most iconic and best-selling instrumental musicians of all time, Kenny G is set to host the 2016 Musicians Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Concert. The show will take place Wed., Oct. 26 at historic Nashville Municipal Auditorium beginning at 7pm. This spectacular evening of recording history and music pays tribute to some of modern music’s most revered musicians, the artists often behind the scenes. Tickets are available here.
The 2016 Musicians Hall of Fame™ Induction Class includes Garth Brooks & The G-Men (Bruce Bouton, Mark Casstevens, Mike Chapman, Rob Hajacos, Chris Leuzinger, Milton...
Kenny G and Michael Bolton Duet Recreated by James Corden and Danny McBride on The Late Late Show With James Corden
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (September 7, 2016) – In what has been described by host James Corden as “honestly my favourite thing we've ever done on The Late Late Show,” Corden and Vice Principalsstar Danny McBride recreated the unforgettable 1990 Grammy Awards duet between Kenny G and Michael Bolton. Complete with Kenny’s trademark curls and fist bump, Bolton’s mullet and the biggest lapels money can buy, the pair jammed oh so softly on Bolton’s "How Am I Supposed To Live Without You." The rendition even included vintage audience reactions of Willie Nelson, Liza Minnelli,...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (August 30, 2016) – Kenny G has joined the growing list of celebrities, including Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Chris Evans, Anna Faris, Chris Pratt and Kevin Bacon, that have completed the #22PushUpChallenge to help bring awareness to the issue of veteran suicide. The #22PushupChallenge was started by the veteran empowerment group ...
John Oliver Calls on Grammy® Award Winning Saxophonist to Calm US-China Relations on HBO's Last Week Tonight
NEW YORK, NY (November 3, 2015) – In addition to being the biggest selling instrumental musician of the modern era and one of the best-selling artists of all-time, Kenny G can now add international peacekeeper to his resume. John Oliver invited the Grammy® Award winning saxophonist to perform on “Last Week Tonight,” because of his popularity in China, and “uncommon ability to make the people of China stop what they’re doing, and go home to relax.” Kenny performed his mega-hit “Going Home,” or, as...