Kirk Whalum Will Cover Babyface Songs

Kirk Whalum will pay homage to Babyface.

Saxophonist Kirk Whalum, who last month signed a recording contract with the Rendezvous Entertainment record label, is recording an album based on the songbook by Kenneth �Babyface� Edmonds. It is expected to be released in September.

Babyface, of course, is a singer, producer and songwriter who has had top hits on his own and has written them for many others. Whalum has toured with Babyface and recorded one of his songs � on his 1993 album called Cache he includes Babyface�s �Love Saw It.�

It was back in 1998 Whalum released a cover album of some of his favorite songs called For You.