Starting Sunday, the musician will be heard for two hours each week on KKJZ-FM (88.1), better known to its fans as K-Jazz. The program will be called C to C With Kenny G," which the station explained stands for Classic to Contemporary," meaning he'll be playing music ranging from Dave Brubeck and Wes Montgomery to Esperanza Spalding and Chris Botti."
I love jazz and grew up listening to all the great masters of jazz as well as the more contemporary instrumentalists," the 54-year-old sax man said in a statement released by KKJZ. My new program will draw from jazz-oriented music recorded throughout my lifetime."
Kenny G (real name Kenneth Gorelick) has sold more than 75 million records since the release of his first album in 1982. His hit CDs include Duotones," Breathless" and Miracles."
C to C" will air Sundays from 7 to 9 p.m.