Don’t Throw Najee Under the Kenny G Bus

Charleston City Paper | September 28, 2011
Najee may hesitate to call his music "smooth jazz," but there are few things smoother than when the saxophonist and his bass player trade licks in the opening minutes of his 1986 hit, "For the Love of You." It's probably the slow, heavily reverbed drum fills and electronic snare pop that sentence Najee to inevitable Kenny G comparisons, but that curly haired sax man can't touch his peer when it comes to adding funk and soul into the mix.

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