The HistoryMakers video oral history with George Duke.

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Imprint:Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Description:1 online resource (6 video files (2 hr., 33 min., 10 sec.)) : sound, color.
Subject:Duke, George -- Interviews.
Duke, George.
African Americans -- Interviews.
African Americans.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Oral histories.
Oral histories.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Format: E-Resource Video Streaming Video
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Varying Form of Title:History Makers video oral history with George Duke
George Duke
Other authors / contributors:Duke, George, interviewee.
Crowe, Larry F., interviewer.
Stearns, Scott, director of photography.
HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection), production company.
Sound characteristics:digital
Digital file characteristics:video file
Notes:Videographer, Scott Stearns.
Larry Crowe, interviewer.
Recorded Hollywood, California 2008 September 17.
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Summary:Jazz producer and musician George Duke was born on January 12, 1946 in San Rafael, California and raised in Marin City, a working class section of Marin County. Duke captured the attention of the jazz world through his collaborations with Jean-Luc Ponty, Frank Zappa, and Julian ""Cannonball"" Adderley. In the mid-1970s, Duke became a solo artist and enjoyed success with a series of funk and fusion-oriented LP's such as, From Me To You, Reach For It and A Brazilian Love Affair. Duke also became an accomplished producer of albums and musical scores for film and television. Additionally, Duke has acted as a musical director for a number of musical television specials, including the Soul Train Music Awards. In 2001, Duke won a Grammy Award for producing the Best Jazz Vocal Album, Dianne Reeves' In The Moment. He produced the album Dukey Treats in 2008. George Duke passed away on August 5, 2013.