George Duke (January 12, 1946 – August 5, 2013) was an American musician, known as a keyboard pioneer, composer, singer and producer in both jazz and popular mainstream musical genres.
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. He was known primarily for thirty-odd solo albums, of which ‘A Brazilian Love Affair’ from 1980 was his most popular, as well as for his collaborations with other musicians, particularly Frank Zappa.
1 The Beginning (George Duke) 1:52
2 Lemme At It (George Duke) 4:18
3 Hot Fire (Leon Chancler) 5:33
4 Reach For It (George Duke) 4:55
5 Just For You (George Duke) 4:29
6 Omi Fresh Water (George Duke) 4:52
7 Searchin’ My Mind (George Duke) 3:14
8 Watch Out Baby ! (George Duke, Leon Chancler, Michael Sembello, Stanley Clarke) 5:25
9 Diamonds (George Duke) 6:47
10 The End (George Duke) 1:07
|Background Vocals||Deborah Thomas|
|Background Vocals||Dee Henrichs|
|Background Vocals||Sybil Thomas|
6 Omi Fresh Water
|Trombone||Raul De Souza|
8 Watch Out Baby!
Producer – George Duke
Crew (Drum Roady) – Ron Lorman
Crew (Road Manager) – Art Satren
Engineer – Kerry McNabb
Stage Manager – Bruce Heigh
Technician (Monitor Mixer) – Alan Santos
Mastered By – John Golden
Art Direction – Glen Christensen
Photography By – Norman Seeff
Copyright (c) – CBS Inc.
Phonographic Copyright (p) – CBS Inc.
Produced For – George Duke Enterprises, Inc.
Recorded At – Paramount Studios
Mastered At – Kendun Recorders
Manufactured By – Epic Records
Manufactured By – CBS Inc.