Death of George Duke

January 12, 1946 - August 5, 2013
Los Angeles, California | Age 67

Jazz keyboardist dies at 67
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MESFIN FEKADU, The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — George Duke, the Grammy-winning jazz keyboardist and producer whose sound infused acoustic jazz, electronic jazz, funk, R&B and soul in a 40-year-plus career, has died. He was 67.

A representative for Duke said the performer died Monday night in Los Angeles. Duke was being treated for chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

Duke's son, Rashid, thanked his father's fans in a statement Tuesday.

"The outpouring of love...

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