would have been 65 years old on October 1, 2010. Tenor saxophonist Kirk Whalum's
work has similarly crossed the boundaries between R&B, gospel and jazz with an emotional immediacy that is beyond compare. Kirk's new release, Everything Is Everything: The Music of Donny Hathaway
brilliantly exhibits 8-time Grammy nominee Kirk's singular interpretive skills. Highlights include You Had To Know," featuring a heartfelt performance by Donny's daughter, Lalah Hathaway
, and Musiq Soulchild
's retro take on We're Still Friends."
RSVP on Facebook to stream his live performance from the Detroit International Jazz Festival this Labor Day weekend, on September 4 at 9 PM (EST).
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