Kirk Whalum



Kirk Whalum
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Active
1985
Born
July 11, 1958
Location
Memphis, TN, United States
Biography
In 1983, Kirk Whalum caught the attention of the pianist Bob James. And, Whalum joined his album "12" (1985). He released his debut album "Floppy Disk" with James' support. From the latter term of 1980's, Whalum began to make a name for himself as a sideman of great insight and musicianship, playing on albums by a wide variety of artists -- including Larry Carlton, Quincy Jones, Luther Vandross, Al Jarreau and many others. He also toured with Whitney Houston. Her song I Will Always Love You's sax solo is Kirk's performance. He signed Warner Bros. Records in 1996, and he and Bob James released co-work album "Joined At The Hip".
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Top Songs by Kirk Whalum


For You

Ascension

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Smooth Jazz Highlights

Any Love

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Butterfly

My All

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For You

That's The Way Love Goes

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For You

For You

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Unconditional

Unconditional

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The Babyface Songbook

Can We Talk?

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Unconditional

I Try

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Forever, For Always, For Luther, Vol. 2

Give Me the Reason

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The Look of Love

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


The Gospel According To Jazz Chapter IV

The Gospel According To Jazz Chapter IV

Kirk Whalum March 23, 2015

28 Tracks

Human Nature (feat. Rick Braun, Kirk Whalum, Norman Brown)

Human Nature (feat. Rick Braun, Kirk Whalum, Norman Brown)

Norman Brown January 1, 2013

11 Tracks

Everything is Everything

Everything is Everything

Kirk Whalum January 1, 2013

11 Tracks

Romance Language

Romance Language

Kirk Whalum February 14, 2012

10 Tracks

More of Everything is Everything - EP

More of Everything is Everything - EP

Kirk Whalum December 14, 2010

6 Tracks

Everything Is Everything: The Music of Donny Hathaway

Everything Is Everything: The Music of Donny Hathaway

Kirk Whalum August 31, 2010

11 Tracks

Round Trip

Round Trip

Kirk Whalum June 4, 2010

11 Tracks

Colors

Colors

Kirk Whalum February 16, 2010

10 Tracks

The Christmas Message

The Christmas Message

Kirk Whalum April 21, 2009

14 Tracks

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