Kirk Whalum is a fine saxophonist, but most of the music on Caché is quiet storm drivel, especially the numerous vocal tracks. Caché features guest appearances by Nile Rodgers, Brenda Russell, Gerald Albright, Angela Bofill, Wilton Felder, and Bob James, so there is no shortage of great talent on the album. However, most of the music is ordinary and, even with stellar talent, ordinary music will always be ordinary. And listeners certainly don't need another instrumental version of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow."
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AllMusic Review by Tim Griggs