Maryland-born saxophonist Kim Waters
debuted in 1989 with the LP Sweet and Saxy; where his earliest releases -- 1991's Sax Appeal
, 1993's Peaceful Journey
, and 1994's It's Time for Love
among them -- boasted an R&B vibe, he eventually began moving toward smooth jazz, a transformation that culminated in 1998's Love's Melody
. One Special Moment
followed a year later, and From the Heart
was issued in spring 2001.