Friend to GFM DJ Polished Solid has put this incredible tribute together for the incomparable George Duke! May he rest in peace…

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Continuing a biweekly schedule again, I am coming off of my summer hiatus to give respect to one of the most prolific musicians, producers, and songwriters that has ever graced this earth! George Duke’s mindblowing musical catalog will live on forever;)

Checkout the tracklist after the jump

(January 12, 1946 – August 5, 2013)

From Me to You – George Duke – (Epic)
The Opening – George Duke – (MPS Records)
Thick Soul – AstroLogical – (Jellyfish)
Hoooooooo – Thundercat – (Brainfeeder)
Por Amor Me Convierto En Tu Amigo – George Duke – (Epic)
Purple (A Tribe Called Quest Edit) – Crustation – (Jive)
Just For You – Sir Michael Rocks – (Sir Michael Rocks)
Just for You – George Duke – (Epic)
Omi (Fresh Water) – George Duke – (Epic)
North Beach – George Duke – (MPS Records)
Quiet Time – Stanley Clarke & George Duke – (Epic)
Up on It – George Duke – (Epic)
Winners – Stanley Clarke & George Duke – (Epic)
Faces In Reflection No.1 (Instrumental) – George Duke – (MPS Records)
Faces In Reflection No.2 (Vocal) – George Duke – (MPS Records)
From The Deepest Corner Of My Heart – Stanley Clarke & George Duke – (Epic)
Mindtouch – Madlib – (Stones Throw)
Sister Serene – George Duke – (MPS Records)
Maiden Voyage – The Third Wave – (MPS Records)
Dearly Beloved – GrandeMarshall – (Fool’s Gold)
Rokkinrowl, I Don’t Know – George Duke – (MPS Records)
Amanecer – George Duke – (Epic)
Heroes – Stanley Clarke & George Duke – (Epic)
A Precious Way – Jaisu – (Bandcamp)
You (Are The Light) – George Duke – (Epic)
Break My Heart – Common – (Universal)
Someday – George Duke – (MPS Records)
Break My Heart (Instrumental) – Common – (Geffen)
Whenever You’re Around feat. George Duke – Jill Scott – (Hidden Beach Recordings)
Dancin’ Girl – Large Professor – (Paul Sea)
Waves Lament – The Third Wave – (MPS Records)
Mothership Connection – George Duke – (Epic)
Mothership Connection (Star Child) – Parliament – (Casablanca)
Yesterday – Big K.R.I.T. – (Cinematic Music Group)
Depths – Fat Jon The Ample Soul Physician – (Mush)
Midnight – A Tribe Called Quest – (Jive)
On Some Other Shit – Black Hippy – (Top Dawg)
Fade Out – Jazzanova – (JCR)
Get It Done ft. Skyzoo & DJ Premier – Torae – (Bandcamp)
Far Away – Hocus Pocus ft. Melodiq – (Bandcamp)
Dukey Stick – George Duke – (Epic)
That’s The Joint – Sugar Hill Gang – (Sugar Hill Records)
I Got a Man (12″ Extended Mix) – Positive K – (Fourth & Broadway)
Rescue Me – A Taste Of Honey – (Capitol)
Never Judge A Cover By It’s Book – Stanley Clarke & George Duke – (Epic)
Games – George Duke – (Epic)
Guilty Of Love – Mylo – (Breastfed)
I Hear Voices Pt. 1 (Original 12″ Clean Version) – MF DOOM – (Metalface Records / Now Again Records)
Thelonius – Common – (MCA)
Everything feat. Vince Harder – P-Money – (Dirty Management)
I Want You for Myself – George Duke – (Epic)
Edge Of The Looking Glass (Original Mix) – Gene Farris & Cajmere – (Cajual)
(Mayibuye I)- Africa (edit) – Meitz – (Airdrops)
Brazilian Love Affair – George Duke – (Epic)
‘Scuse Me Miss – George Duke – (Epic)
The End – George Duke – (Epic)

Ivan Orr is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, performer, and writer. A native of Charlottesville, Virginia Ivan was involved with the forming and nascent days of The Music Resource Center as its first Program Director. A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Music, Ivan currently resides in Richmond, VA where he maintains an active performance and production schedule while serving as the Music Editor for Grown Folks Music, a position he has held since 2010.