Legendary Keyboardist George Duke Dies at 67
|Aug 06 2013|
Keyboardist, composer, singer and producer, George Duke passed away in Los Angeles on August 5, 2013 at the age of 67. His record label, Concord Records released a statement saying he had been battling and was being treated for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). Known and loved for his multifaceted work in a variety of genres including jazz, R&B, fusion and funk, Duke collaborated with artists like Miles Davis, Anita Baker, Stanley Clarke, Frank Zappa, Gladys Knight, Jeffrey Osborne and Jill Scott, among many others. George had just released a new album entitled Dreamweaver on July 16 dedicated to his late wife Corine who had died in July 2012 after a battle with cancer.
Last changed: Aug 07 2013 at 4:50 AM
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