Duotones

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Duotones
Studio album by Kenny G
ReleasedSeptember 1986
Recorded1985-1986
GenreSmooth Jazz
Length46:54
LabelArista
ProducerKenny G
Narada Michael Walden
Preston Glass
Kenny G chronology
Gravity
(1985)
Duotones
(1986)
Silhouette
(1988)
 
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Duotones
Studio album by Kenny G
ReleasedSeptember 1986
Recorded1985-1986
GenreSmooth Jazz
Length46:54
LabelArista
ProducerKenny G
Narada Michael Walden
Preston Glass
Kenny G chronology
Gravity
(1985)
Duotones
(1986)
Silhouette
(1988)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[1]

Duotones is the fourth studio album by saxophonist Kenny G. It was released by Arista Records in 1986, and peaked at number one on the Contemporary Jazz Albums chart, number five on the Jazz Albums chart, number six on the Billboard 200 and number eight on the R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.[2]

The album was certified 5× Platinum by the RIAA.[3] April 2011 8x platinum RIAA sold 28 million internationally.

Contents

Track listing

  1. "Songbird" - 5:03 (Kenny G.)
  2. "Midnight Motion" - 4:08 (Kenny G.)
  3. "Don't Make Me Wait for Love" (lead vocal: Lenny Williams) - 4:05 (Walter Afanasieff/Preston Glass/Narada Michael Walden)
  4. "Sade" - 4:20 (Kenny G.)
  5. "Champagne" - 4:45 (Kenny G./McDougal)
  6. "What Does It Take (to Win Your Love)" (lead vocal: Ellis Hall) - 4:06 (Bristol/Bullock/Fuqua)
  7. "Slip of the Tongue" - 4:53 (Preston Glass/Narada Michael Walden)
  8. "Three of a Kind" - 4:46 (Kenny G./Preston Glass/Narada Michael Walden)
  9. "Esther" - 5:24 (Kenny G.)
  10. "You Make Me Believe" (lead vocal: Claytoven Richardson) - 5:19 (Walter Afanasieff/Kenny G./Preston Glass/Narada Michael Walden)

Production

Personnel

Singles

YearTitleChart positions
U.S. Contemp
[4]
U.S. R&B
[4]
U.S.
[4]
1986"Don't Make Me Wait for Love"21715
"What Does It Take (to Win Your Love)"15
1987"Songbird"3234

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