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George Duke

The George Duke Band is in Holland (2010)

May 8, 2010 - the George Duke Band - that is George Duke (kb, p, voc), Andrew Papastephanou (kb), Jef Lee Johnson (g), Michael Manson (b), Gordon Campbell (d), Lamont Vanhook (voc) and Shannon Pearson (voc) - plays at Jazz Club Minden,…

This week In Jazz Legends 13/52

John Lewis, Chick Corea & Hiromi Uehara, Keith Jarrett, Terry Lynn Carrington, Diana Krall, Eliane Elias, Jimmy Smith, George Duke, Maynard Ferguson, Tete Montoliu & Jackie Mclean , Michael Brecker, Gary Bartz They are the "Jazz…

We remember Larry Coryell

This day (February 19, 2017), in New York City, died Larry Coryell American jazz fusion guitaristTracklist : Spaces Revisited (2017) . Larry Coryell Trio (2016) . w/ Murali Coryell (2015) . Kowloon Jag (2013) . Blue Monk 2011) . w/…

Happy Birthday Anita Baker. ‘Enraptured’

This day (January 26, 1958), in Toledo, Ohio, is born Anita Baker,an American R&B/soul jazz singer.Tracklist : The Impossible Dream (2009) . Tracks Of My Tears (2008) . Summertime . w/ Mary J. Blige . Body & Soul . Sweet Love . w/…

The Mothers Of Invention visit Paris (1970)

December 15, 1970 - The Mothers of Invention - that is Frank Zappa (gtr,voc), Aynsley Dunbar (d), Jeff Simmons (b), George Duke (kb), Ian Underwood (p, s), Mark Volman (voc), Howard Kaylan (voc) and Jean-Luc Ponty (viol) - is at the Gaumont…

Happy Birthday Sheila E. ‘E Like Energy’

This day (December 12, 1957), in Oakland, California is born Sheila Escovedo a.k.a Sheila E. an American singer, drummer and percussionist, Tracklist : Everyday People (2020) . A Love Bizarre (2019) . at the Timberwolves halftime show…

Playing and Singing Zappa

To Celebrate Frank Zappa, who passed away today twenty seven years ago, we have selected various solo artists or bands who have covered the songs Zappa wrote or co-wrote. They are Swann, Zappa Jam, Jimmy Herring, Robert Trujillo, Zappa…

Benson Strictly Guitar

This Day (but in 2011), George Benson releases "Guitar Man" a mostly instrumental album.Now, guitar players are great on CD or streaming, but they are even better on video. By the simple fact that you can watch their fingers. (No you cannot…

Frank Zappa in the Year 1973

1973 is one of Frank Zappa's busiest years.Think about it : in one year, he records three albums, releases one and plays seventy-seven concerts throughout the world.From March till the end of May, he is at Bolic Sound in Inglewood and…

This week In Jazz Legends 52

Herbie Hancock, Larry Coryell, Gary Burton, Sonny Rollins, Miles Davis, Ahmad Jamal, Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, George Duke, Marcus Miller, David Sanborn, Dave Liebman, Wayne Shorter, Weather Report, Archie Shepp, Freddie Hubbard, Joe…

Jazz Alumni gather at Aurex Jazz (1980)

September 2, 1980 - Robben Ford (g), Freddie Hubbard (tp), Randy Brecker (tp), Michael Brecker (ts), Joe Farrell (ts), Joe Henderson (ts), George Duke (kb), Alphonso Johnson (b) and Peter Erskine (d) are gathered at "Aurex Jazz Festival"…

This week In Jazz Legends 19

Randy Weston, Buddy DeFranco, Art Blakey, Lionel Hampton, Tony Williams, Freddie Hubbard, Randy Brecker, Michael Brecker, Joe Farrell, Joe Henderson, George Duke, Alphonso Johnson, Robben Ford, Peter Erskine, Jean Luc Ponty, Jaco Pastorius,…