THE DUKE OF GROOVE: HAPPY BIRTHDAY GEORGE DUKE


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posted by Robert J. Carmack              #blues2jazzguy

George Duke was a musical innovator, creator, and mentor to so many. His legacy as a recording artist is vast, from Cannonball Adderly to Jean-Luc Ponty, Frank Zappa to Michael Jackson, to over 40 recordings as a solo artist. Simply put, George forever changed the landscape of jazz, r&b, funk, pop and classical music.

George Duke (January 12, 1946 – August 5, 2013)

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