Thats because jazz saxophonist Kirk Whalum has made it his personal mission to show his fellow musicians that Babyface really is one of the great American songwriters.
Whalum is doing it with his new CD, Kirk Whalum Performs The Babyface Songbook, which features instrumental versions of songs like When Can I See You, Ill Make Love To You, and Exhale (Shoop Shoop).
As he puts it, Its our feeble way to elevate him and show that the songs have the merit and raw material for improvisation.
Babyface is helping his own cause by contributing background vocals to I Said I Love You which Whalum jokes was a tribute to our tribute.
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