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Jazz musician George Duke dead at 67

Aug. 6, 2013 at 12:42 PM   |   Comments

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LOS ANGELES, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Jazz, funk and R&B musician George Duke has died of chronic lymphocytic leukemia in Los Angeles, his record label Concord Music Group confirmed.

He was 67 when he died Monday, USA Today reported.

The recording artist produced and collaborated with stars such as Frank Zappa, Michael Jackson and Miles Davis during a career that spanned more than four decades.

His music was also sampled by Kanye West, Ice Cube and MF Doom, the newspaper said.

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