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    • George Duke - TURKEY - APRIL 30:  The crowd applauds 'Take 5/Blue Rondo Ala Turk' with Al Jarreau, George Duke, Marcus Miller, Lee Ritenour, and Terri Lyne Carrington during the All-Star Concert as part of the International Jazz Day at Hagia Irene Museum on April 30, 2013 in Istanbul, Turkey.
    • George Duke - ISTANBUL, TURKEY - APRIL 30:  John McLaughlin, Branford Marsalis, George Duke, Imer Demirer, James Genus, and Vinnie Colaiuta perform at  the All-Star Concert as part of the International Jazz Day at Hagia Irene Museum on April 30, 2013 in Istanbul, Turkey.
    • George Duke - (From L-R) Vibraphonist Warren Wolf, tenor saxophonist Jimmy Heath, trumpet player Christian Scott, and actor-comedian Bill Cosby joke about the height of a microphone as musical director George Duke looks on during the opening gala of the historic Howard Theater in Washington, DC on April 12, 2012. First opened in 1910 in the 'Black Broadway' neighborhood of the capital,  it has remained closed for the past 32 years until reopening  on April 09, 2012. In its heyday, the Howard Theater featured vaudeville, live theater, musicals and local talents shows, bringing the newest and biggest names of the era in black entertainment. Some of the most celebrated entertainers who performed there include Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Billy Eckstine, Sarah Vaughn, Sammy Davis Jr., Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Marvin Gaye and Miles Davis.
    • George Duke - US musician George Duke performs at the The Hague Jazz festival at the World Forum Convention Center in The Hague, on May 23, 2009.
    • George Duke - US piano and synthesizer pioneer George Duke smiles during the final jam at the opening-night concert in the 40th Montreux Jazz festival on late 30 June 2006 in Montreux. The night was a tribute to the founder of the celebrated music label Atlantic Records, Turkish-born Ahmet Ertegun.  AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI
(Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)
    • George Duke - US piano and synthesizer pioneer George Duke gestures during the final jam at the opening-night concert in the 40th Montreux Jazz festival on late 30 June 2006 in Montreux. The night was a tribute to the founder of the celebrated music label Atlantic Records, Turkish-born Ahmet Ertegun.  AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI
(Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)
    Soul - jazz - disco - producer - keyboards player - composer.Born on 12.01.1946 in San Rafael, CA, U.S.A. Died on 5th of August, 2013.Cousin of Dianne ReevesHe has a long, extensive solo discography as well as collaborations with Jean-Luc Ponty, Frank Zappa, Stanley Clarke, Billy Cobham, Cannonball Adderley, Deniece Williams, Jeffrey Osborne, George Clinton, Anita Baker, Regina Belle, Rachelle ...more


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