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September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

An Evening with Grammy Award-Winning Saxophonist Kenny G

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Books & Books

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Date:
September 28
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Venue

Miami Dade College, Wolfson Auditorium
300 NE 2nd Ave Bldg 1, 2nd Floor
Miami, FL 33132 United States
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Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present

AN IN-PERSON EVENING WITH KENNY G

discussing

Life in the Key of G 

(Blackstone Publishing, $28.99)

Saturday, September 28th, 7PM

Address: Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus Auditorium | 300 NE 2nd Avenue, Building 1, Room 1261, Miami, Florida 33132

GET TICKETS HERE

The Books & Books Literary Foundation and Miami Book Fair are thrilled to host Grammy Award-winning saxophonist Kenny G for Life in the Key of G . (Blackstone Publishing, $28.99). Kenny G–the incomparable musician with the straight sax, the flowing hair, and some of the most memorable melodies in history–reveals the man behind the music in this indelible, fascinating, and funny memoir.

Each ticket admits up to two (2) guests and includes (1) copy of LIFE IN THE KEY OF G as well as entry into the photo/signing line.

This event will take place at Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus Auditorium, 300 NE 2nd Avenue, Building 1, Room 1261, Miami, Florida 33132.


About the Book:

Kenny G–the incomparable musician with the straight sax, the flowing hair, and some of the most memorable melodies in history–reveals the man behind the music in this indelible, fascinating, and funny memoir.

He’s world renowned as the bestselling instrumentalist of all time, but there’s a lot about Kenny G that even his legions of devoted fans have never known–until now.

In honest and heartfelt prose, Kenny G shares how skinny Kenneth Gorelick, the kid who got hassled for his lunch money in a Seattle high school, became one of the most celebrated and revered virtuosos in the music industry. He uncovers how he’s managed to rise above the fray, tune out the critics, and live a life filled with happiness and humor.

Few people know of Kenny G’s musical roots as the sole white guy in one of the coolest funk bands of the seventies, or as the teenage backup musician for everyone from Barry White to Liberace. As an artist he’s dedicated to turning the next generation on to jazz heroes like Grover Washington, John Coltrane, and Stan Getz. A man who takes his music seriously but himself not so seriously, Kenny G lets readers behind the scenes to see how he creates his unique sound and unforgettable songs. Along the way, he offers life lessons in discipline, determination, and dedication.

Life in the Key of G leads readers on a tour of one of the great musical careers of the twentieth century, from the time he pulled a fast one on Johnny Carson’s Tonight Show–a bold gamble that launched his stardom–to famed duets with legends like Whitney Houston, Frank Sinatra, and more.

As Kenny G likes to say, “Try it. You’ll have the best sax you ever had.”


About the Author:

Kenny G is a Grammy Award–winning saxophonist whose indelible, unique sound created a new genre of music and has endeared him to millions of people around the world. He is the best-selling instrumentalist of all time, with global sales of more than seventy-five million albums. Kenny has twice been given the NAACP Image Award. A Seattle native, Kenny lives in Los Angeles and is a proud and devoted father.

FAQs

Do I need a ticket to attend? Yes, all tickets are general admission and are required for entry.

How much are tickets? General Admission tickets are $28.99 including book and tax.

Does my ticket include a book? Yes! All tickets include a copy of Life in the Key of G

Can I bring a friend or family member? Everyone is welcome! …but a third friend will need to purchase a ticket in order to receive a copy of the book. 

Is there parking? FREE parking is available at the MDC Parking Garage located on NE 2nd Ave & Ne 1st Ave, with entrances on 5th and 6th streets, on Saturday, September 28 for this event.

What if I can’t make it? If you are unable to attend, your book will be available for pick up at your earliest convenience at our Coral Gables location under your first and last name. We are no longer responsible for your copy after 2 weeks.