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Local Artist’s New Play a Musical Tribute to Stepdad and Jazz Great

November 19, 2013 | 4:52 pm

Local Artist’s New Play a Musical Tribute to Stepdad and Jazz Great

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‘Be Bop Baby’ is a memoir of growing up with Teddy Harris Jr. and “all of these Detroit jazz cats.”

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Local Jazz Keyboardist George Duke Dies At 67

August 6, 2013 | 3:31 pm

Local Jazz Keyboardist George Duke Dies At 67

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George Duke, the Grammy-winning jazz keyboardist and producer whose sound infused acoustic jazz, electronic jazz, funk, R&B and soul in a 40-year-plus career, has died. He was 67. A representative for Duke, who was born in San Rafael, said the performer died Monday night in Los Angeles. Duke was being treated for chronic lymphocytic leukemia. […]

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Listen to Replay of SFJAZZ Center Opening Night Concert

January 24, 2013 | 12:52 pm

Listen to Replay of SFJAZZ Center Opening Night Concert

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Listen to the opening night concert SFJAZZ Center got off to a swinging start Wednesday night. The concert and new music hall got enthusiastic reviews. Here’s the New York Times: The Miner auditorium, a steeply raked cube of a hall, offers a lot of promise right out of the gate: its sound is clear and […]

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