George M. Duke (January 12, 1946 – August 5, 2013) was an American keyboard pioneer, composer, singer-songwriter and record producer. He worked with numerous artists as arranger, music director, writer and co-writer, record producer
06/08/2013 · Jazz musician George Duked Monday in Los Angeles at age 67. A pioneer in the funk and R&B genres, he had been battling chronic lymphocytic leukemia, according to his label Concord Music Group
06/08/2013 · George Duke, the legendary jazz keyboardist,d on Monday, his publicist tells NPR. Duke's career spanned five decades and he always straddled the line between disparate genres, collaborating ...
George Duke was an accomplished keyboardist, producer, arranger, bandleader, and composer. He was successful in both popular music and jazz, and straddled both sides of that aisle for most of his career.