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** KENNY G, "The Moment," Arista. A long lineup of soupy ballads, played with quivering emotionalism by G's thin-toned soprano and tenor saxophones. Vocals by Babyface and Toni Braxton supply crossover potential.


Albums and other items in the Gift Guide are rated on a scale of one star (poor), two stars (fair), three stars (good) and four stars (excellent).

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