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Veteran jazz, R&B, funk and fusion keyboard virtuoso George Duke has died at age 67. No details have been released about the musician’s cause of death. Just recently, Duke released an album entitled “Dreamweaver” which was dedicated to his late wife.

The news of Duke’s passing came from former Supremes member Scherrie Payne in the note below:

I just received the devastating and sad news that the great musician, George Duke, passed away this evening at St. John’s hospital in L.A.  It was just one year earlier, July 18th, that his beloved wife and my friend, Corine, went to be with the Lord. Please keep his sons, Rasheed and John, in your prayers.

Funeral services will be private.

Blessings,

Scherrie

Here’s a clip of Duke explaining the concept behind his “Dreamweaver” album.

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R&B Legend & Keyboardist George Duke Passes Away At Age 67 was originally published on theurbandaily.com

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