Kenny G’s ‘At Last…The Duets Album’

Kenny G’s ‘At Last…The Duets Album’ is his second cover album released on November 23, 2004 and recorded with David Sanborn , Arturo Sandoval, Leann Rimes, Earth, Wind & Fire, Yolanda Adams, Daryl Hall, Chaka Khan, Gladys Knight, Richard Marx, Barbra Streisand and more.

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Track Listing : 1.(Everything I Do) I Do It For You (Michael Kamen, Robert John “Mutt” Lange) – 04:21 . 2.Don’T Know Why (Mack Gordon, Jesse Harris, Harry Warren) – 04:07 . 3.I Believe I Can Fly (Robert Kelly) – 05:19 . 4.At Last (Mack Gordon, George Michael, Harry Warren) – 03:52 . 5.Beautiful (Linda Perry) – 03:46 . 6.Pick Up The Pieces (Roger Ball, Malcolm Duncan, Alan Gorrie, Robbie Mcintosh, Owen Mcintyre, Hamish Stuart) – 04:16 . 7.Careless Whisper (George Michael, Rod Temperton) – 03:57 . 8.Misty (Johnny Burke, Erroll Garner) – 03:57 . 9.Baby Come To Me (Rod Temperton) – 04:34 . 10.The Way You Move (Patrick Brown, Carlton “Carl Mo” Mahone, Antwan Patton) – 04:09 . 11.Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) – 03:55 . 12.Alfie (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) – 04:02 . 13.The Music That Makes Me Dance (Bob Merrill, Jule Styne) – 04:30

Musicians : Kenny G – Saxophone . David Sanborn – Saxophone On (6) . Arturo Sandoval – Trumpet On (2) . Leann Rimes – Vocals On (1) . Earth, Wind & Fire – Guest On (10) . Philip Bailey – Vocals On (10) . Maurice White – Vocals On (10) . Yolanda Adams – Vocals On (3) . Daryl Hall – Vocals On (7) . Chaka Khan – Vocals On (5) . Gladys Knight – Vocals On (8) . Richard Marx – Vocals On (11) . Brian Mcknight – Vocals On (4) . Barbra Streisand – Vocals On (13) . Earl Klugh – Guitar On (4) . David Benoit – Piano On (9) . Burt Bacharach – Piano On (12) . T-Bone Wolk – Accordion . Walter Afanasieff – Keyboards, Organ (Hammond), Piano . Nathan East – Bass . Emanuel Kiriakou – Guitar . Ralph Humphrey – Drums . Abe Laboriel, Jr. – Drums . Greg Phillinganes – Fender Rhodes . Dean Parks – Guitar . Michael Landau – Guitar (Electric) . Gary Grant – Trumpet . Jerry Hey – Trumpet . Pete Escovedo – Percussion . Michael Lang – Piano . Gary Bias – Saxophone . Jorge Calandrelli – String Conductor . William Ross – String Conductor . Clark Anderson – Vocals (Background) . Mabvuto Carpenter – Vocals (Background) . Dorian Holley – Vocals (Background) . Conesha Monet – Vocals (Background) . Barbara Wilson – Vocals (Background)

Production : Produced By Walter Afanasieff, Emanuel Kiriakou, Raphael Saadiq . Ralph Burns – Arranger . Jon Berkowitz – Assistant Engineer . Ariel Chobaz – Assistant Engineer . Kaspar Hugentobler – Assistant Engineer . Alan Mason – Assistant Engineer . Tim Roberts – Assistant Engineer . David Channing – Engineer . Jonathan Duckett – Engineer . Joel Iwataki – Engineer . Al Schmitt – Engineer . Steve Shepherd – Engineer . Chris Wood – Engineer . Dave Reitzas – Engineer, Mixing . Joe Yannece – Mastering . Jon Gass – Mixing . Serban Ghenea – Mixing . Mick Guzauski – Mixing . Dave Pensado – Mixing . Andy Zulla – Mixing . Joe Wohlmuth – Digital Editing . Emanuel Kiriakou – Engineer

Package : Alexis Yraola – Art Direction, Design . Chris Lebeau – Art Producer . Andrew Mcpherson – Photography

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Released On November 23, 2004 By Arista Records.

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allmusic
At Last essentially maximizes the vocal crossover aesthetic prominent on many of G’s prior albums. The formula largely works, coming off as a breezy, laid-back concert with G adding soft asides to his guest’s vocal performances. […]

All About Jazz
Finally, it must be noted I was downcast when I started playing this album and lighthearted by the end. No matter how that came about, it means the G man managed to emotionally engage me, something many more “accomplished” albums fail to achieve. […]

Entertainment Weekly
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 […]

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