George M. Duke (January 12, 1946 – August 5, 2013) was an American keyboardist, composer, singer-songwriter and record producer. He worked with numerous artists as arranger, music director, writer and co-writer, record producer and as a professor of music. He first made a name for himself with the album The Jean-Luc Ponty Experience with the George Duke Trio
Master of the Game (George Duke album). Master of the Game is the fourteenth studio album by American keyboardist and record producer George Duke. It was released in 1979 through Epic Records. Recording sessions for this full-length album took place at Westlake Recording Studios in Los Angeles.
Fusion pianist with outstanding work alongside Frank Zappa and later a successful crossover career blending rock, jazz, and R&B.
Early influences: Les McCann and cousin Charles Burrell.
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The album features contributions from Duke's frequent collaborators, guitarist Charles "Icarus" Johnson, bassist Byron Miller, drummer Leon "Ndugu" Chancler and percussionist Sheila Escovedo with guest appearances from Josie James and Napoleon Murphy Brock on lead vocals, Petsye Powell and Pattie Brooks on backing vocals, Roland Bautista and Wah Wah Watson on guitars, and Carol Shive and Judy Geist on violins. The album peaked at number 39 on the Billboard 200 and number 5 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart in the United States.
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|2||I Wanna Know||5:32|
Vocals – Eric Benét
|9||In Between The Heartaches||5:36|
NotesBooklet: 8 pages. Released in a regular Jewel Case with clear tray.
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- Matrix / Runout: ZZ-05GP0001781
|BPE 5102||George Duke||Duke (CD, Album + DVD-V, Smplr)||BPM Records||BPE 5102||US||2005|
|BPE 5102||George Duke / The George Duke Band||George Duke / The George Duke Band - Duke / Live In Tokyo, Japan 1983 (CD, Album + DVD, Ltd)||BPM Records||BPE 5102||US||2005|
|DOMECD 57||George Duke||Duke (CD, Album + DVD-V, PAL)||Dome Records||DOMECD 57||UK||2005|
|DOMECD 57||George Duke||Duke (CD, Album)||Dome Records||DOMECD 57||UK||2005|
|none||George Duke||Duke (CDr, Album, Promo)||Not On Label||none||Unknown|