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At Last...The Duets Album

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At Last...The Duets Album

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Kenny G
Producers:
Arista
genre:
Jazz

We gave it a C+

Since Kenny G bashers have long accused him of making snoozy background music, it seems a workable solution to put his supple sax work behind some undeniably assertive singers — from LeAnn Rimes to Barbra Streisand. And in a few cases on At Last…The Duets Album, it clicks. Gladys Knight makes the standard ”Misty” a marvel of knowing romance, and Chaka Khan turns Christina Aguilera’s ”Beautiful” into a dazzling declaration. But, not surprisingly, many other duets slide into Mr. G’s usual smooth-jazz rut.