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The Best of Kirk Whalum


Download links and information about The Best of Kirk Whalum by Kirk Whalum. This album was released in 2002 and it belongs to Jazz, Contemporary Jazz, Smooth Jazz genres. It contains 14 tracks with total duration of 01:16:43 minutes.

Artist: Kirk Whalum
Release date: 2002
Genre: Jazz, Contemporary Jazz, Smooth Jazz
Tracks: 14
Duration: 01:16:43
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No. Title Length
1. Desperately 6:33
2. Glow 6:11
3. Rodeo 6:01
4. The Promise 6:03
5. Afterthought (Single Edit) 4:22
6. I Receive Your Love 6:06
7. The Wave 5:26
8. Kyle's Smiles 5:11
9. Peaceful Hideaway 4:33
10. Through the Fire 6:01
11. Where I Come From 4:53
12. Love Is a Losing Game 4:28
13. X-Factor 6:57
14. Over the Rainbow 3:58



The Best of Kirk Whalum collects a bevy of tracks off smooth jazz saxophonist Kirk Whalum's five Columbia albums. Despite the fact that it was these albums that made Whalum a star, they were inconsistent, and it is nice to have his most potent material organized onto one disc. Included are songs from the concert staple "Kyle's Smile" and the soulful "Glow" to mid-'90s material like "X-Factor" and "Peaceful Hideaway." Since most of Whalum's fans probably already have the albums these tracks are culled from, it seems a bit lacking that no previously unreleased material was included. Nonetheless, this is an essential compilation for any smooth jazz fan.