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  1. Big Gigs: New Pornographers, Shawn Colvin, Hoodie Allen and GarthRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Star Tribune

    ... Votel. (11 p.m. Fri., Icehouse, $8.) Brazilian singer Bebel Gilberto has worked with everyone from David Byrne and Kenny G to Caetano Veloso and Stan Getz. On this summer's "Tudo," her first album in five years, she mixes elements of bossa nova, ...

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  2. The Big Gigs: New Pornographers, Shawn Colvin, Hoodie Allen and GarthRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Star Tribune

    ... Votel. (11 p.m. Fri., Icehouse, $8.) Brazilian singer Bebel Gilberto has worked with everyone from David Byrne and Kenny G to Caetano Veloso and Stan Getz. On this summer's "Tudo," her first album in five years, she mixes elements of bossa nova, ...

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  3. On this day: Saxophone DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Google Sightseeing

    From Bill Clinton to Kenny G, November 6th is annual celebration for lovers of all things to do with the saxophone. The date commemorates the 1814 birth of Adolphe Sax, the Belgian musician who designed the saxophone, originally intended for use in military bands and classical orchestras, though later becoming popular with jazz musicians.

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  4. Sax star Kenny G says he wasn't defying Beijing, doesn't support Hong Kong democracy protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Nanaimo Daily News

    In this May 14, 2010 file photo, Kenny G, smooth jazz saxophonist, performs during a media event announcing his concert, in Taipei, Taiwan. Kenny G stopped in at Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, but his visit was out of tune with Chinese authorities, who have warned about meddling by foreign forces.

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  5. Is China's ethnic experiment working?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | CNN

    ... chain of academic centers run by an arm of the Chinese government -- is understandable. Smooth jazz saxophonist Kenny G wants everyone to know that he's not a foreign agitator trying to defy the Chinese Communist Party. A smuggler in Dandong, a ...

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  6. Chow Yun-Fat Defiant in Face of Calls to Ban Him From Chinese Movie ScreensRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... incident or injury. And it wasn't just Hong Kong celebrities who showed their support. American soft jazz maestro Kenny G also visited protest sites , talked to demonstrators and tweeted his encouragement. The protests have created a schism in the ...

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  7. China's biggest 'military tiger' confesses to taking bribesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | CNN

    ... chain of academic centers run by an arm of the Chinese government -- is understandable. Smooth jazz saxophonist Kenny G wants everyone to know that he's not a foreign agitator trying to defy the Chinese Communist Party. A smuggler in Dandong, a ...

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  8. Big Brother is coming to Chinese screensRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | CNN

    ... chain of academic centers run by an arm of the Chinese government -- is understandable. Smooth jazz saxophonist Kenny G wants everyone to know that he's not a foreign agitator trying to defy the Chinese Communist Party. A smuggler in Dandong, a ...

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  9. New Recording: Reissue of "With a Little Help from My Friends" Before the ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | All About Jazz

    ... voice is the most amazing instrument of all." -Patricia Myers The Philadelphia Inquirer: "a skewers talk radio, Kenny G and national politics in a way that is brash and even funnya Cloud's work would stand out for its ambitious subjects alonea ...

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  10. Why China might pull the plug on Hong Kong celebritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... more dependent on the mainland's purse-strings. Last week, we watched the awkward spectacle of smooth jazz icon Kenny G's seeming embrace of the protests, followed by a hasty disavowal of any political intent. "I don't really know anything about the ...

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  11. Opinion: Saxman Kenny G runs afoul of Xi's artist crackdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | NorthJersey.com

    It's becoming clearer that Xi sees China as engaged in an ideological war with the West, with pop culture being one of the main battlegrounds. WHAT DOES Kenny G fear more than chapped lips from his saxophone reed? The answer: Chinese President Xi Jinping, who, unfortunately for the soft jazz superstar, happens to be in the middle of a crackdown on artists who don't meet the Communist Party's exacting ideological and aesthetic standards.

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  12. Kenny G Backs Down on Hong Kong Support After Chinese ReprimandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    As we know, countless thousands of pro-democracy protesters , known as "Occupy Central," have taken to the streets of Hong Kong, pushing back against China's unrepresentative control over the city's political leadership. In the middle of this fight wandered an unlikely individual: Kenneth Gorelick, a.k.a. Kenny G. Yes, the smooth jazz saxophonist with funky hair walked right into the heart of the protests on Wednesday and posted a picture of himself on Twitter with the caption, "In Hong Kong at the sight [sic] of the demonstration.

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  13. Kenny G runs afoul of Xi's artist crackdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | The Japan Times

    What does Kenny G fear more than chapped lips from his saxophone reed? The answer: Chinese President Xi Jinping, who, unfortunately for the soft jazz superstar, happens to be in the middle of a crackdown on artists who don't meet the Communist Party's exacting ideological and aesthetic standards. By his own estimation, Kenny G is "super popular" in China.

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  14. Hong Kong protesters to vote on whether to accept government offerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Mail on Sunday

    ... group behind the referendum, said the ballot's phrasing and more details would be released later. Elsewhere musician Kenny G, who is popular in Chain, has sought to distance himself from the activists after posting this picture on Twitter Elsewhere ...

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  15. Kenny G at pains to explain Hong Kong protest venue visit after drawing Beijing's ireRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2014 | Newkerala.com

    A day after musician Kenny G paid a surprise visit to one of the venues of Hong Kong pro-democracy protests and took a selfie, he has now gone on record to say that he is not a foreign agitator trying to defy China's authority. Pleading ignorance, the smooth jazz saxophonist deleted the selfie after Chinese Foreign Ministry, who has accused "outside agents" of fuelling the protests in the past, declared that Kenny G was participating in an "illegal activity," reported the CNN.

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  16. Kenny G tries to smooth over Hong Kong kerfuffleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Smooth jazz star Kenny G insisted Thursday he's not a foreign provocateur supporting Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests, after Beijing signalled its displeasure over his inharmonious visit and repeated concerns about meddling by external forces. The American musician created a stir when he tweeted Wednesday about his visit to the semi-autonomous southern Chinese city, where thousands of student-led protesters have occupied streets for more than three weeks to press their demands for greater democratic reforms.

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  17. Protesters claim Kenny G did voice support for Occupy, telling them 'hope you guys win eventually'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | South China Morning Post

    An Occupy Central protester who yesterday witnessed a visit to the Admiralty demonstration zone by saxophonist Kenny G has poured scorn on the jazz-man's later claim that he did not support the pro-democracy protests. The witness, who watched as a smiling Kenny G posed for photos with protesters, said he was disappointed that the musician later deleted a tweet wishing "everyone a peaceful and positive conclusion to this situation", and stating that he was "not supporting" the Occupy cause.

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  18. Saxman Kenny G blows hot and cold on Hong KongRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | The Age

    By his own estimation, soft jazz superstar Kenny G is "super popular" in China. His songs are played as musical wallpaper in hundreds of shopping malls across the mainland, and his sold-out tours attract curiously devoted fans.

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  19. News of the day from across the globe, Oct. Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | SFGate

    ... when the mayor ordered municipal police to detain protesting students, who were then turned over to the drug gang. Kenny G controversy : Smooth-jazz star Kenny G insisted Thursday he's not a foreign provocateur supporting Hong Kong's pro-democracy ...

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  20. Kenny G angers China with Hong Kong visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | WGAL-TV Lancaster

    Smooth jazz saxophonist Kenny G wants everyone to know that he's not a foreign agitator trying to defy the Chinese Communist Party. Pleading ignorance, the musician has deleted a selfie he took at Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests after the Chinese Foreign Ministry -- which has claimed the protests are fueled by outside agents -- declared Kenny G was participating an "illegal activity."

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