George Duke

George Duke was born in San Rafael, California, and reared in Marin City, a working class section of Marin County. When he was just four years old, his mother took him to see Duke Ellington in concert. “I don't remember it too well,” says George, “but my mother told me I went crazy. I ran around saying 'Get me a piano, get me a piano!'” He began his piano studies at age seven, absorbing the roots of Black music in his local Baptist church. “That's where I first began to play funky. I really learned a lot about music from the church. I saw how music could trigger emotions in a cause-and-effect relationship.”

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Albums

George Duke: Dream Weaver
George Duke: Dream...
Heads Up International
2013
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Dreamweaver
JJ-Tracks
2013
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Don't Let Go...
JJ-Tracks
2013
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Brazilian Fusion
JJ-Tracks
2013
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The Complete 1970s...
JJ-Tracks
2012
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George Duke: The Complete 1970s Epic Albums Collection
George Duke: The...

2012
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