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Jazz Icon George Dukes dies at 67

George Duke

George Duke

Jazz Icon George Dukes dies at 67

George Duke (January 12, 1946 – August 5, 2013)[2] was a multi-faceted American musician known as a keyboard pioneer, composer, singer and producer in both jazz and popular mainstream musical genres. He had worked with numerous acclaimed artists as arranger, music director, writer and co-writer, record producer and professor of music. He first made a name for himself with the album The Jean-Luc Ponty Experience with the George Duke Trio. He was known primarily for thirty-odd solo albums as well as for his collaborations with other musicians, particularly Frank Zappa.

 

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