George Duke



George Duke

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1967 to 2013
Born
January 12, 1946 in San Rafael
Died
August 5, 2013
Location
San Rafael, California, United States
Biography
George Duke (b. 12 Jan 1946 in San Rafael, CA, USA - d. 5 Aug 2013 in Los Angeles, CA), was a pianist and synthesizer pioneer, who also majored in the trombone. Early influences: Les McCann and cousin Charles Burrell. First gig was with the house band at the Half Note club and with vocal band Third Wave in 1968, from there he backed such musicians as Dizzy Gillespie, Kenny Dorham and Don Ellis, playing session musician on Jean-Luc Pontys Pacific Jazz Albums.1970 was a milestone for Duke playing on The Mothers of Invention album 200 Motels. He then went on to join The Cannonball Adderley Quintet recording at least six albums with Adderley.
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No Rhyme, No Reason

No Rhyme, No Reason

George Duke December 21, 2016

35 Tracks

The Era Will Prevail (The MPS Studio Years 1973-1976)

The Era Will Prevail (The MPS Studio Years 1973-1976)

George Duke July 10, 2015

50 Tracks

My Soul - The Complete MPS Fusion Recordings

My Soul - The Complete MPS Fusion Recordings

George Duke August 12, 2014

64 Tracks

Two Souls, One Breath

Two Souls, One Breath

Howard Hewett March 16, 2014

1 Tracks

Liberated Fantasies

Liberated Fantasies

George Duke January 31, 2014

9 Tracks

The Aura Will Prevail

The Aura Will Prevail

George Duke January 31, 2014

9 Tracks

Faces in Reflection

Faces in Reflection

George Duke January 31, 2014

9 Tracks

COOL

COOL

George Duke September 3, 2013

13 Tracks

The Collection

The Collection

George Duke July 30, 2013

16 Tracks

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