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George Duke, American Musician ( January 12, 1946 - )

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I'm really looking forward to playing in Copenhagen again. Last time I stayed as long as I could, took pictures, signed autographs, and hung out until they through me out of the place!~George Duke

Time Looking Forward Me

When I think about my new CD, the word 'joy' comes to mind. I sincerely hope that each listener will feel the earth, spirit, and aggressive creativity emanating from this album.~George Duke

Hope Creativity Joy

At the same time, I definitely want to expand my fan base but not at the expense of prostituting my music or heart.~George Duke

Music Time Heart

I mean this record does not sound like somebody's maiden voyage.~George Duke

Sound Voyage Mean

I grew up with Al Jarreau. We had a band together and worked these places for three years when neither one of us knew we could make a living doing music.~George Duke

Music Together Living

At the end of '69 I did a gig with Jean Luc Ponty here in L.A. He was an electric violinist.~George Duke

End Here He

Frank liked me because I went nuts on the piano using feet, head, whatever I could find to bang on the piano.~George Duke

Me Feet Find

I also hope that with the assistance and expertise of Dome Records, that I will be able to further pierce the UK and European market. I really like playing there and I want to do more! I've found that the audiences get quite involved and really listen to what's happening.~George Duke

Hope Want Listen

Well, since I produce and pay for my own albums, it is the ultimate freedom.~George Duke

Freedom My Own Own

I've developed an audience over the years and I don't want to loose them.~George Duke

Want Audience Over

I would much prefer that they take me as I am, that way the experience is genuine between the both of us.~George Duke

Experience I Am Me

I'm also working on a track for Howard Hewett, and a theme for a new NPR show.~George Duke

Working New Theme

I'm planning a different show, though for obvious reasons some of the material will be the same, and of course I will perform material from the new CD.~George Duke

Planning New Same

We're performing several shows in the Canary Islands.~George Duke

Performing Islands Canary