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George Duke (b. 12 Jan 1946 in San Rafael, CA, USA - d. 5 Aug 2013 in Los Angeles, CA), was a pianist and synthesizer pioneer, who also majored in the trombone. Early influences: Les McCann and cousin Charles Burrell. First gig was with the house band at the Half Note club and with vocal band Third Wave in 1968, from there he backed such musicians as Dizzy Gillespie, Kenny Dorham and Don Ellis, playing session musician on Jean-Luc Pontys Pacific Jazz Albums.1970 was a milestone for Duke playing on The Mothers of Invention album 200 Motels. Read more about George Duke on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License and may also be available under the GNU FDL.

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I Love You More

Master Of The Game
Last Played on February 13, 2014 7:00am

NORTH BEACH

Faces In Reflection

GUILTY

Night After Night

UNCLE REMUS

The Aura Will Prevail

SOMEDAY

I Love the Blues, She Heard My Cry

I LOVE YOU MORE

Master Of The Game