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Clarke/Duke Project Tickets

Clarke/Duke Project Tickets
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The Clarke/Duke Project is Stanley Clarke and keyboard wizard George Duke. Both Clarke and Duke seemed to be destined for a shining career in jazz, but both opted for a career in the new fusion genre. Clarke first worked with jazz greats like Dexter Gordon and Pharoah Sanders before he, via Chick Corea’s Return to Forever, settled in fusion pur sang. As the regular pianist of the New York jazz club The Half Note Duke accompanied legendary trumpeters as Kenny Dorham and Dizzy Gillespie, but opted after a brilliant spell in Frank Zappa’s bands for a career as a producer in the more popular genres. At the beginning of the eighties both celebrities found each other in a project that would yield three studio-albums, one live-CD and even a top 40 hit (Sweet Baby). Read more on User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.