Kenny G files for divorce after 20-year marriage

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FILE - In this May 14, 2010 file photo, Kenny G, smooth jazz saxophonist, performs during a media event announcing his concert, in Taipei, Taiwan. Court records show the musician, whose real name is Kenneth Gorelick, filed for divorce on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012 after 20 years of marriage to Balynda Helene Benson-Gorelick. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying, File)
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FILE - In this May 14, 2010 file photo, Kenny G, smooth jazz saxophonist, performs during a media event announcing his concert, in Taipei, Taiwan. Court records show the musician, whose real name is Kenneth Gorelick, filed for divorce on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012 after 20 years of marriage to Balynda Helene Benson-Gorelick. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kenny G is playing the final note on his marriage after 20 years.

Court records show the musician filed for divorce Thursday in Los Angeles, citing irreconcilable differences.

The 56-year-old married Balynda Helene Benson-Gorelick in April 1992 and the former couple has a 14-year-old son. He is seeking joint custody but does not want to pay his estranged wife spousal support.

Benson-Gorelick filed for separation in January, but the case has not proceeded.

The divorce was first reported Monday by celebrity website TMZ.

Kenny G won a Grammy Award for 1993's "Forever in Love."

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