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Kirk Whalum

Kirk Whalum is a Grammy Award-winning saxophonist and songwriter known for his collaborations with Barbara Streisand, Luther Vandross, Quincy Jones, and Whitney Houston—including his iconic solo on the song “I Will Always Love You.” He has recorded over 25 solo albums, including “For You” and the series “The Gospel According to Jazz.” An ordained minister, Kirk also hosts the podcast Bible in Your Ear. In addition to music and ministry, Kirk has a passion to educate young, aspiring musicians and is currently engaged as a music professor at Visible Music College in his hometown of Memphis, TN.