How rich is George Duke?
George Duke Net Worth:
|Birth date:||January 12, 1946, San Rafael, California, United States|
|Death date:||August 5, 2013, Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Birth place:||San Rafael|
|Profession:||Keyboard Player, Keytarist, Jazz Pianist, Composer, Teacher, Musician, Record producer, Pianist, Music Director, Music Arranger|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Spouse:||Corine Duke (m. ?–2012)|
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George Duke wiki & biography:
George Duke Net Worth 500 Thousand
George: No Longer a Mystery
George Duke Net Worth 2013 67 year old celebrated keyboardist, composer, and vocalist George Duke passed away August 5th 2013. He was suffering from chronic lymphocytic leukemia. In his long career the music legend has played using a number of Jazz and Pop greats like Miles Davis, Michael Jackson and french violinist Jean Luc Ponty. The two musicians recorded an album in 1969. His work on Michael Jackson’s “Off The Wall” album earned him a Grammy Award. Geoge was a record producer and writer for Miles Davis albums Tutu and Amandla. Geoge also had a solo career of his own in the 70’s with the single Reach For It which topped amount 2 on Billboard R&B charts. His compositions are featured in a range of movie soundtracks, video games and sampled by musician like Daft Punk, Mylo, Common, Kanye West and Ice Cube. In 2007 he worked on Jill Scott’s third album The Real Thing: Words and Sounds Volume 3. His net worth was $9 million from royalties and years of touring.
As a kid he fell in love with music and practiced several brass instruments, trombone, trumpet and saxophone in high school. The child continued developing his musical skills and earned a bachelor’s degree in trombone composition from the San Francisco Conservatory. While working towards the child’s degree at San Francisco State University Duke was playing a local bars in town. His Master’s teamed up with several bands and traveled throughout California playing free shows at Festivals. George also used his formal schooling teaching a class on Jazz And American Culture at Merritt Junior College in Oakland.