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New Year's Eve with Kenny G

Sun, Dec 31, 2023

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Number in your party:


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Call 206-441-9729 to purchase.

$150.50 - $259.50 Includes a $9.00 Handling Fee. All purchases are nonrefundable/nonexchangeable.

Vouchers, promotional certificates, donated gift certificates, student/military discounts, senior discounts, children under 12 discounts and 2 for 1 cards are not applicable for this show.


Tickets may be purchased on-line or by phone.
Night of show seating typically available.


No Discount Show
Vouchers, promotional certificates, donated gift certificates, student/military discounts, senior discounts, children under 12 free discounts and 2 for 1 cards are not applicable for this show. *COVID-19 Exchange Vouchers are accepted for all shows


Dimitriou's Jazz Alley welcomes Seattle's own, Franklin High School and University of Washington graduate, Grammy and American music award winning saxophonist, Kenny G, playing a mix of holiday hits, jazz standards and more for New Year's Eve. Show times at 7:30PM and 10:30PM. Doors open at 5:30PM. See Three NYE options below. Band members include: Robert Damper (piano and keys), John Raymond (guitar), Daniel Bejarano (drums), Ron Powell (percussion) and Vail Johnson (bass).


1ST SHOW OPTIONS:

Doors open at 5:30PM and the music starts 7:30PM.

1st Show Dinner - Admission to the first show, a four-course dinner (see menu below). - Cost = $259.50 per person includes a four-course dinner tax & tip.

1st Show Non-Dinner - Admission to the first show - Cost = $150.50 per person.


2ND SHOW:
Doors open at 10:00PM and the music starts 10:30PM.

Celebrate New Years Eve with Kenny G! - Cost = $209.50 per person.


1ST SHOW DINNER MENU:
Soup - Curried winter squash soup

Salad - Arcadian field greens, red wine vinaigrette, Reggiano Parmesan and toasted almonds with Artisan dinner rolls and butter

Entrees -
Certified Angus Prime Rib au jus, seasoned and slow roasted with horseradish crème fraîche, whipped potatoes, broccolini and cherry tomatoes
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Seared Wild Alaska King Salmon with Ralphie's Special Lemon Hollandaise sauce, served with lemon-turmeric jasmine rice pilaf, broccolini and cherry tomatoes

Dessert -
Chocolate Royale
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Key Lime Pie in graham cracker crust with sweetened whipped cream


AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE - 2ND SHOW:
Prawn Cocktail

Calamari

Mezze

Arcadian Greens

Veggie Lasagna

Prime Rib French Dip

Both NYE Dessert Selections

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Kenny G has a way with melody. That’s not necessarily a revelation, but more like a huge understatement, and it really comes into focus at this point in Kenny’s amazing career. This is a musician who has sold more than 75 million albums worldwide, owns the best-selling instrumental record of all time with 1992’s 12-times-platinum Breathless, has the number one Christmas record of all time with 1994’s 8-times platinum Miracles, and whose song “Going Home” has, improbably, become the official end-of-work-day anthem in China. At the heart of those achievements is Kenny’s ability to convey deep emotional resonance with his saxophone, a skill never more apparent than on Innocence, his 20th studio album and fifth for Concord Records.

The 12-track project’s theme is lullabies, which have existed for thousands of years not only as a means of soothing babies to sleep but also to impart cultural and familial traditions. “Lullabies are very special to me,” says Kenny, who has been mulling an album with this musical focus for several years and even mentioned the idea in passing in Penny Lane’s acclaimed 2021 HBO documentary on him, Listening to Kenny G. “They hold a special place in my heart. It’s the melodies. They are beautiful and timeless and whenever I hear them, wonderful memories start rushing back to me.”

For the last several years, Kenny has taken to the internet with gusto, as new generations of listeners have discovered his music and contemporary hitmakers such as The Weeknd and Jon Batiste have enlisted him for guest appearances on their albums. His posts have become memes and gone viral, as he continues to have fun with the whole idea of being his iconic self. And while the material from Innocence may not make much sense as part of Kenny’s live show (“unless I’m playing at a nursery school or a private gig at somebody’s house” he jokes), it’s most definitely not just an album for kids. (Although in Kenny’s words. “I’ve already given you the albums that have made the babies, now I give you the album that puts them to sleep!”)

“You can put it on when you want to get into a peaceful frame of mind,” he offers. “Some people will hear the new tracks without thinking about them as lullabies and say they just sound like my original music, and that’s great too. Also, young parents can enjoy this album. It might help them finally get some sleep.”

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