Saxophonist, Jay Kim

 

Jay Kim is a Korean saxophonist primarily working in Korea.

He is one of the most active saxophonists in Korea. He is in number of bands: Common Ground (12-membered Soul-Funk Band, 2004~), Urbano (Duo soul-funk-groove Band, 2000~2002), and Muracle (5-membered band, 2009~). He also released 5 solo albums, one of which is produced by Jeff Lorber, who also was producer for Dave Koz and Kenny G.

He is featured in various Korean pop songs and drama sound tracks. He also writes songs as well as music.

He is very technical in his playing style. His alto sax tone is dark and powerful and his soprano sax tone is very mellow and gentle.

Here are some of his songs from his solo albums:

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