George Duke’s birthday
Originally shared by Gerd. F
Birthday remembrance to George Duke
(January 12, 1946 – August 5, 2013). George Duke was a musical innovator, creator, and mentor to so many. His legacy as a recording artist is vast, from Cannonball Adderly to Jean-Luc Ponty, Frank Zappa to Michael Jackson, to over 40 recordings as a solo artist. George changed the landscape of jazz, r&b, funk, & Pop music.