They had too many classical piano players. I didn't have their chops. I couldn't keep up with them. But they also had a brass scholarship for trombone and they didn't have any trombone players. So I knew I could get that one!
"George Duke" was an American musician, known as a Keyboardist/keyboard pioneer, composer, singer and producer in both jazz and popular mainstream musical genres. He worked with numerous acclaimed 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 as well as for his collaborations with other musicians, particularly Frank Zappa.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous musicians! More George Duke on Wikipedia.
Stanley and I decided at the end of last year to do a couple of dates, and we had so much fun we said let's make a commitment.
We want to let people know we're back out there.
Every time I come here.
It's a great instrument. It's just not my instrument.
And of course, all the musicians come here, so it's like a time when we can socialize and be together and you meet friends over the years. It's almost like family here.