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Al Jarreau And Stanley Clarke To Stage George Duke Tribute At Jazz Festival

19th February 2014

Musicians Al Jarreau and Stanley Clarke are set to salute late jazz pianist George Duke with special performances at the 2014 Playboy Jazz Festival in Los Angeles.Duke, who headlined last year's (13) event, lost his...

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A Week In Music, We Catch Up With Diiv's Cole, Icky Blossoms Unveil Their Self-titled Album And Cookie Monster Shows Restraint In Icona Pop Cover

By Holly Williams | 7th August 2013

A week in music videos... We caught up with Brooklyn band Diiv last week as they are currently enjoying the 2013 festival season. Talking to lead member Cole, he explained just how different it was...

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Stars Remember Jazz Icon George Duke

7th August 2013

Justin Timberlake, Nile Rodgers and Anita Baker are among the stars of the music industry who have voiced their sorrow following the death of jazz great George Duke.The legendary musician and producer passed away on...

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Iconic Jazz Keyboardist, George Duke, Died In L.a. Hospital On Monday

By Elinor Cosgrave | 7th August 2013

George Duke, the American jazz musician, died in L.A. on Monday (August 5th). His cause of death has been confirmed by his family, as reported by the Washington Post, as chronic lymphocytic leukaemia. He was...

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Jazz Icon George Duke Dies At 67

6th August 2013

Iconic jazz musician and producer George Duke has died at the age of 67.He passed away on Monday night (05Aug13) at St. John's Hospital in Los Angeles, where he had been receiving treatment for chronic...

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Legendary Keys Player George Duke Dead Aged 67

By Jack de Aguilar | 6th August 2013

The music world mourns the loss of one of its greats today, as the news that George Duke has died filters through. Highly regarded among his peers, Duke played with some of the world’s best...

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Bb King Salutes Montreux For The Last Time

4th July 2006

Legendary blues man BB KING shed tears when was joined onstage by a galaxy of stars last night (03JUL06), as he bid farewell to Switzerland's Montreux Jazz Festival. The 80-year-old singer/guitarist was accompanied by GLADYS...

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Brown To Headline Indonesian Tsunami Concert

15th February 2005

JAMES BROWN will perform at a concert to raise money for survivors of last year's (26DEC04) Indian Ocean tsunami next month (MAR05) in the Indonesian capital Jakarta. The Godfather Of Funk is joined on...

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American Jazz Stars Head To India

15th December 2004

GEORGE DUKE, AL JARREAU, EARL KLUGH and RAVI COLTRANE will be heading to India for a special performance to support the fight against AIDS and HIV. The stars will head over to the Asian...

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