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  1. Jazz fest: Kendrick Lamar collaborators break down these wallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Canada.com

    ... Snoop Dogg and performed with Lauryn Hill and Mos Def, as well as jazz artists Freddie Hubbard, Kenny Burrell, George Duke and McCoy Tyner. In 2015 he released his aptly titled three-part debut album The Epic, a passionate opus that clocks in at a ...

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  2. That night I sang with Jeffrey Osborne in GulfportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Sunherald.com

    ... Around) Back in Love Again" was the jam of the night. He also paid tribute to his longtime producer, the late George Duke, with a cover of Duke's "Reach for It" and The JBs "Doing it to Death." LTD were no strangers to the Gulf Coast during their ...

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  3. The 38th Annual Playboy Jazz Festival Day 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | Examiner.com

    ... Beasley's MONKestra. Beasley is a frequent performer at Playboy Jazz Fest and was the musical director of the George Duke tribute in 2014. MONK'estra celebrates the music of Thelonious Monk with a big band. MONKestra volume 1 will be released this ...

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  4. Interview with Music Legend John BeasleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | Examiner.com

    2. What went into putting together the George Duke tribute 2 years ago? First, we assembled the guest artists: Dianne Reeves, Stanley Clarke, Al Jareau, Marcus Miller, then I reached out to George Duke's band alumni to complete the band: Byron Miller, Jose James, Little John Roberts, Paul Jackson Jr and Greg Phillanganes. The next step is to choose songs from a myriad of great material, find/write arrangements, rehearse the band, then conduct/direct.

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  5. FREE: Summer at the Plaza Concert Series AnnouncedRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 1 | Nippertown!

    The Wednesday evening At the Plaza concert series returns to the Empire State Plaza this summer, and now that the NYS Museum steps renovations are complete, the concerts are moving back to the south end of the plaza after being temporarily relocated to the north end last summer. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 5pm: JAZZ NIGHT CYRUS CHESTNUT With OUT OF THE BOX Having sung backup for Lou Rawls, Patti LaBelle, Vanessa Williams, and George Duke, Rachelle Ferrell is now considered one of the most dynamic talents in contemporary pop music, having a potent combination of range, phrasing, and musicianship.

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  6. Nostalgia: Underneath the arches for Leek's royal eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | Your Leek Paper

    Pictured left, the Duke of York, later King George V, speaking at the opening of the Leek Technical High School in 1900. The Duchess, later Queen Mary, wearing a dark hat, is seated.

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  7. Wash your troubles away: A Jazz Day mixtape By Dennis HartleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | Wilson's Almanac

    ... title implies, it begins as a nice country stroll, thena then, it - "Love"- The late keyboardist extraordinaire George Duke was a versatile player; in addition to the 40 or so albums in his own catalog, he was equally at home doing sessions with the ...

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  8. Wire | Celebrate International Jazz Day in Downtown PhoenixRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Downtown Phoenix Journal

    ... and former member of The Dramatics and famed band War, Campbell has performed with jazz greats Herbie Hancock, George Duke, Joe Sample among others. Ioannis Goudelis has performed internationally at festivals, clubs and concert halls throughout the ...

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  9. Sheila E. Looks Back on Prince: Their Collaborations, Engagement & Lifelong LoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Billboard

    He worked with hundreds of musicians, had many friends and several long-term romances, but none combined all three, or lasted as long, as his relationship with her. Sheila Escovedo comes from a musical family -- she's the daughter of the late Joseph "Coke" Escovedo, a veteran percussionist who played with Santana and many others -- and she herself was already an accomplished percussionist when she first met Prince, having worked with jazz artists Herbie Hancock and George Duke .

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  10. Sheila E. remembers working with Prince: 'He just wanted to play'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    ... I went backstage, I introduced myself, and he turned around and said, "I know who you are. I watched you with George Duke. I think you're amazing." We started talking, and we liked the same type of music and people that influenced us. We became ...

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  11. James Lloyd - Here We GoRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... and melodic songs on the album is Almost There . James Lloyd pays tribute to the late pianist and producer George Duke with the song For The Duke In Me. It is a funky, hip and fun song. If you ever saw George Duke perform live, this song epitomizes ...

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  12. Nadia Washington Makes Debut at The Metropolitan Room TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Nadia Washington makes her debut at the legendary Metropolitan Room with the Nadia Washington Quartet today, April 8 at 9:30 p.m. Nadia Washington is a singer/songwriter hailing from Dallas, Texas, who has performed with esteemed artists such as Esperanza Spalding , Lalah Hathaway and George Duke . Since the release of her EP singles, Nadia has toured Europe and Russia/Siberia.

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  13. James Lloyd - Here We GoRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... and melodic songs on the album is Almost There . James Lloyd pays tribute to the late pianist and producer George Duke with the song For The Duke In Me. It is a funky, hip and fun song. If you ever saw George Duke perform live, this song epitomizes ...

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  14. Hot Property: A superlative selectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    ... recorded there and the music that came out of it. A personal favorite of ours is the late jazz-rock fusion great George Duke's Le Gonks West recording studio, which recently sold as part of an estate in Hollywood Hills . That 1,400-square-foot space ...

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  15. James Lloyd - Here We GoRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... and melodic songs on the album is Almost There . James Lloyd pays tribute to the late pianist and producer George Duke with the song For The Duke In Me. It is a funky, hip and fun song. If you ever saw George Duke perform live, this song epitomizes ...

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  16. Nadia Washington to Make Debut at The Metropolitan Room Next MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Nadia Washington will make her debut at the legendary Metropolitan Room with the Nadia Washington Quartet on Friday, April 8 at 9:30 p.m. Nadia Washington is a singer/songwriter hailing from Dallas, Texas, who has performed with esteemed artists such as Esperanza Spalding , Lalah Hathaway and George Duke . Since the release of her EP singles, Nadia has toured Europe and Russia/Siberia.

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  17. Larry Kimpel Reveals Signature Custom BassRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | Bass Player

    ... as intermediate players." "Many people know me as a bass player that has worked with artists like Anita Baker, George Duke, Steve Perry, Jonathan Butler, Larry Carlton and many others. That's a lot of different artists and a lot of different styles ...

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  18. Jazz great George Duke's storied recording studio estate sells in Hollywood HillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    The Hollywood Hills estate of the late jazz great George Duke was the site of his storied Le Gonks West recording studio. The Hollywood Hills estate of the late jazz great George Duke was the site of his storied Le Gonks West recording studio.

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  19. NAJEE - Releases Second Single & New Tour Celebrating 30 YEARSRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | PR Log

    ... many years in the music industry. "Working with Frank McComb is like working with the likes of Stevie Wonder and George Duke all rolled into one. Recording "Signature" was truly a highlight for me on "You, Me and Forever". Frank is a true genius and ...

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  20. Into the valley of death - and then onto Medway: Light Brigade bugle may be rehomed at BromptonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2016 | Kent Online

    The Ministry of Defence plans to sell off its historic Kneller Hall in London and move the Royal Military School of Music. Home to the bugle that sounded the Charge of the Light Brigade, which saw heavy British casualties in 1854 and was immortalised in the Tennyson poem, the RMSM and its Museum of Army Music has been based in Whitton, west London, since 1857.

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