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Keyboardist George Duke dies

08/06/2013 8:44 pm0 comments
Keyboardist George Duke dies

By Olu Alemoru, Staff Writer Early tributes are coming in for legendary jazz artist George Duke, who died  Monday at age 67. According to a representative, the keyboardist, known for his blend of acoustic and electric jazz, funk and R&B, said he was being treated for chronic lymphocytic leukemia. In [...]

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India, Lopez and Sheila E. rock out the Bowl for Playboy Jazz 35

06/19/2013 1:29 pm0 comments
India, Lopez and Sheila E. rock out the Bowl for Playboy Jazz 35

By Olu Alemoru, Staff Writer The 35th Playboy Jazz Festival played to near capacity audiences Saturday and Sunday with more than 35,000 attending the event at the Hollywood Bowl. Comedian George Lopez made his debut as Master of Ceremonies, taking up the baton from Bill Cosby after his legendary 30-year [...]

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