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  • Lil’ John Roberts: The Downbeat

    Jun 15, 14 by Al-Lateef Farmer Leave a comment

    *Lil’ John Roberts recently began a new chapter in a career already filled with achievements, great music and moments shared with legends that range from George Duke to Janet Jackson and just about everyone in between. The book of John Roberts began in the pews of a Philadelphia church where his father presided over a […]

  • Playboy Jazz Festival to Celebrate George Duke; Entire Lineup Announced

    Feb 18, 14 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Singer Al Jarreau and bassist Stanley Clarke will celebrate the legacy of their friend and musical partner George Duke on the opening day of the 36th annual Playboy Jazz Festival at the Hollywood Bowl. The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, which is presenting the festival for the first time, announced the lineup for the June 14-15 […]

  • George Duke Memorial: A Fond Farewell To A Black Music Giant (Watch)

    Aug 21, 13 by EurPublisher 2 Comments

    *As I arrived at Lure in Hollywood on Monday I couldn’t help but to be amazed at the hundreds of musicians and vocalists that were present in the house. This couldn’t have been a better place to salute the one and only, George Duke. From Diane Reeves, Stevie Wonder, Marcus Miller, Stanley Clarke, Chaka Khan, […]

  • Memorial Services for George Duke to Stream Live on CentricTV.com

    Aug 13, 13 by EurPublisher 2 Comments

    *According to a press release from CentricTV.com, memorial services for the late George Duke will stream live on the site on Monday, August 19 at 5pm Eastern / 2pm Pacific. His manager Darryl Porter confirmed the news of Duke’s death last week stating that he had suffered heart complications after being treated for chronic lymphocytic […]

  • Steven Ivory: George Duke, 1946-2013

    Aug 13, 13 by EurPublisher 3 Comments

    *Late one  summer afternoon  in the late ‘90s,  I was about to end a day’s hang at Le Gonks West, George Duke’s cozy, venerable recording studio that sits on the grounds of his Hollywood Hills home,  when I requested of Duke a “doggie bag” to ride with—-in this case, please, man,  make me a copy […]

  • EUR on the Scene: Old Skool and New Skool at Long Beach Jazz Festival

    Aug 12, 13 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *Long Beach, CA – A record number of music aficionados descended once again on the lovely Rainbow Lagoon for the 26th Annual Long Beach Jazz Festival which was held on Friday, August 9th thru Sunday, August 11, 2013. A sadness as well as joy hovered over the festival with the news of the death of […]