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George Duke

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,…

We remember George Duke. ‘ReCounted’

This day (August 5, 2013) in Los Angeles, California, died George Duke, a multi-faceted American musician,keyboard pioneer, composer, singer and producer .Digest Tracklist : w/ Jean-Luc Ponty - King Kong (2012) . Leverkusener Jazztage…

This week In Soul Artists 53

George Duke, CHIC, Stevie Wonder, Lalah Hathaway, Marcus Miller, Joe Sample, Imany, Joss Stone, Aretha Franklin, Nneka, Earth, Wind, Fire, Michael Jackson, Nina Simone, Roberta Flack. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 307 Posts…

This week In Collaborations 04

Ibrahim Ferrer & Omara Portuondo, Billy Joel & Boyz Ii Men, Bob Dylan, Keith Richards & Ron Wood, George Harrison & Eric Clapton, John Lennon & Paul Mccartney, Larry Coryell & Murali Coryell, Sachal Jazz Ensemble…

Happy Birthday Doc Severinsen. ‘Doc Today’

This day (July 7, 1927), in Arlington, Oregon, is born Carl Hilding Severinsen a.k.a Doc Severinsen, an American pop and jazz trumpeter.Digest Tracklist : w/ the Airmen of Note – Live in Tennesse (2011) . Bugles commercial (1993) . on…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 02

Leonard Cohen & Sonny Rollins, John Lee Hooker & Bonnie Raitt, Stanley Clarke & George Duke, Tito Puente & Carlos Santana, Buddy Guy, Johnny Lang & Ronnie Wood, Diana Krall & Elvis Costello, Rod Stewart & Stevie…

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,…